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

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Tue May 20 07:54:33 UTC 2008

Previously Martijn Pieters wrote:
> On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 10:27 PM, Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net> wrote:
> >> Style sheets and images don't, and people may prefer skin layers.
> >
> > Style sheets often want DTML, which is not supported in browser
> > resources.
> Nothing stops you from using ZPT for this. ZPT may be a bit more
> cumbersome to use when outputting a non-XML format, but not that much.

Of course you can. But is is incredibly awkward to use an XML attribute
templating language for a pure text format. We don't want to inflict
that on users. Have you ever looked at our email templates? They are
amazingly painful to read for that very reason.


Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net>    It is simple to make things.
http://www.wiggy.net/                   It is hard to make things simple.

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