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From Ian Holsman <kry...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: About mod_mbox future improvements
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2005 00:53:49 GMT
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On 6/27/05, Ian Holsman <kryton@gmail.com> wrote:
> you can make the XSLT 'standard' enough to handle both IE and firefox
> (and Safari)
> aim to do this.
> 
> If you have some XSLT transform which you need and can't be done on IE, then
> we might need to fallback to mod_transform, but I think you should set
> your sights high.
> 
> I am a fan of getting the client to do it ;-)
> serving XML out can also enable 3rd paty apps which you haven't
> thought of yet to do neat things with the output as well.
> 
> regards
> Ian
> 
> On 6/27/05, Maxime Petazzoni <maxime.petazzoni@bulix.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > > I am still worried about the portability of client-side processing.
> > > Between all the versions of all the browsers, doing complicated
> > > things seems to be hit and miss to me.
> >
> > So are we. As I said, only Gecko based browser can handle it, and I
> > don't believe it's good to narrow the users range like this.
> >
> > > With an XSLT Cache, which mod_transform has, it can render very
> > > quickly.  I am a fan of Server-side processing for XSLT.
> >
> > Ok, I'll try to set up mod_transform with the XSLT Cache tonight on my
> > local mod_mbox installation and see how all this stuff works.
> >
> > > We still need to make a decision as a group, do we want XSLT?
> > > Do we want an alternative such as ClearSilver templates?
> > > Do we just want 'better' HTML and CSS?
> >
> > According to me, XML+XSLT is the most evolutive solution. Except from
> > the wanted AJAX stuff, we could also easily build advanced XUL
> > applications on top of this XML output (just an idea, though).
> >
> > > I believe that since the work is already in progress for XSLT, that
> > > makes it a good choice for now.  The decision on server-side vs
> > > client-side is interesting, and perhaps we can meet some middle
> > > ground, but for now, I think we should pursue server-side
> > > processing.
> >
> > /me's diving into server-side processing :)
> >
> > - Sam
> > --
> > Maxime Petazzoni (http://www.bulix.org)
> >  -- gone crazy, back soon. leave message.
> >
> >
> > BodyID:237727064.2.n.logpart (stored separately)
> >
> >
> 
> 
> --
> Ian@Holsman.net -- 03-9877-0909
> If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough. -
> Mario Andretti
> 


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Ian@Holsman.net -- 03-9877-0909
If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough. -
Mario Andretti

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