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

Dylan Jay gmane at dylanjay.com
Tue May 20 13:06:08 UTC 2008

Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> 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.

pretty much all that gets replaced is colours + 2 widths. so I don't 
think matters much the templating. I'd personally prefer no logic in the 
css since it makes it hard to work with css people who aren't programmers.

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