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From Al Sutton <al.sut...@alsutton.com>
Subject Re: [s2] Google XML Pages (GXP) to replace Freemarker in tags?
Date Sat, 26 Jul 2008 07:28:38 GMT
P.S. If you want to know more about GXP there is a history available 
from 
http://google-opensource.blogspot.com/2008/07/google-xml-pages-functional-markup.html

Al Sutton wrote:
> Gets my vote. GXP will have had "real-world" thrashing and monitoring 
> whereas as we've seen recently freemarkers scalability issues aren't 
> always found and fixed that quickly.
>
> Al.
>
> Don Brown wrote:
>> It is pretty well known that Google uses WebWork 2 and Struts 2 in
>> many of its applications, but for the view layer, they use Google XML
>> Pages (GXP) [1], which was just opened source yesterday or so.  There
>> is a lot to like in GXP like type safety, speed, correct HTML
>> generation, automatic support for HTML and XHTML (one of our frequent
>> tickets), automatic encoding of untrusted content, and even things
>> like mulitiple language support.
>>
>> This might be a perfect replacement for Freemarker in our tags as the
>> templates can be compiled, have better error reporting, don't
>> introduce yet another expression language, and solve a number of our
>> outstanding feature requests around tags.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> Don
>>
>> [1] http://code.google.com/p/gxp/
>>
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