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From gou...@osmosis.gr
Subject Re: html templates - best practise
Date Fri, 03 Oct 2003 14:31:47 GMT
On Fri, 3 Oct 2003, Derek Hohls wrote:

> This is all true; but a stylesheet is still a stylesheet,
> and it seems that the original poster wanted to be
> able to use something very close to template-type
> HTML so that the page desigers would not have to
> do anything related to XML and XSL... maybe XHTML 
> and <include> statements are the way to go??

you have right Derek and in most websites fit the template-type approach

xhtml is xml and we can handle in using cocoon
put custom <elements> inside and make any transformations we want

all custom elements can be complex xml-xslt->html content or content from 
databases and and...


-- stavros

>  
> Derek
> 
> >>> andreas@apache.org 03/10/2003 02:58:02 >>> 
> Bertrand Delacretaz wrote: 
> 
> > Le Vendredi, 3 oct 2003, ΰ 14:41 Europe/Zurich, Derek Hohls a ιcrit : 
> > 
> >> ...My feeling is that use of Cocoon must change some aspects 
> >> of how you work... if you do not want to change, then maybe 
> >> stick to JSP or other template-type systems?... 
> > 
> > I didn't follow the beginning of this discussion, but wouldn't a 
> > technique like the "style-free XSLT" presented in 
> > http://www.xml.com/lpt/a/2000/07/26/xslt/xsltstyle.html allow one to 
> > work with "visible" HTML templates, even if doing the transformations in 
> > XSLT? 
> > 
> > I haven't used this yet but the idea looks really interesting. 
> 
> Actually, it is extremely useful. Some Lenya publications are using 
> it, and the major benefit is the separation of real XHTML layout 
> and presentation logic. The XSLTs become more readable and maintenance 
> is simplified. The cocooncenter article I mentioned in my previous 
> mail to this thread is based on exactly this xml.com article. 
> 
> Andreas 
> 
> 
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