[Seaside] About Seaside 3.0

Marcin Tustin mm3 at zepler.net
Sun Jul 13 02:47:57 UTC 2008

If seaside is truly capable of being integrated with external libraries (and
I cast no doubt on this), then it should be possible for the enthusiasts for
templates to resurrect the template system, or write their own.

On 7/12/08, Ramon Leon <ramon.leon at allresnet.com> wrote:
> >
> > I was talking about html templates, because, they are easier
> > to build, and read, with css, than the seaside concepts, I think.
> Then I agree with Colin, templates are a step backwards, been there, done
> that, glad we've moved beyond it.  Templates were never a good idea because
> they force you to mix in some kind of code in with them to do anything at
> all interesting, even a simple grid full of data requires at a minimum a
> loop construct and html is a horrible syntax for a programming
> language.  If
> Smalltalk code is capable of representing the exact same data structures as
> html is, then we don't need html, and the tools for dealing with code are
> vastly superior to the tools for dealing with html.  Seaside's throwing out
> templates is one of its best and most bold features.
> Ramon Leon
> http://onsmalltalk.com
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