[Product-Developers] Re: Where does it hurt?

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Mon May 19 20:49:24 UTC 2008

Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Martin Aspeli wrote:
>> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>>> Right now we have one solution: skin layers. Until the new stuff is used
>>> that is what people should be using. Consistent, flexible, and well
>>> documented. 
>> For the record, I disagree with this (and so does my book).
>> I think browse views are vastly superior to skin layer templates, 
>> because they give you a sensible place to put view logic. Last I 
>> checked, they do cache in CacheFu as well.
> Browser views do cache. Browser resources do not.

True that. I wonder how hard it'd be to fix, since we fixed it for views?

>> Style sheets and images don't, and people may prefer skin layers.
> Style sheets often want DTML, which is not supported in browser
> resources.

Indeed. Although DTML there is fairly nasty anyway. :)


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