[Seaside] About Seaside 3.0

Sean Allen sean at monkeysnatchbanana.com
Mon Jul 14 19:10:43 UTC 2008

wonderful for them.

i am not that person.

just because some people are lazy doesnt mean you shouldnt do it.

by that token, lotus 1-2-3 would never have been written as it allows
lazy people not to really understand what is going on with calculations
and numbers and overlook mistakes.

On Jul 14, 2008, at 3:04 PM, Boris Popov wrote:

> In my experience unless the process centers around factoring from the
> get go, developers tend to leave the thing as is, because it achieves
> the results they are looking for.
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Sean Allen [mailto:sean.msb at gmail.com] On Behalf Of Sean Allen
>> Sent: Monday, July 14, 2008 11:55 AM
>> To: Boris Popov
>> Cc: Seaside - general discussion
>> Subject: Re: [Seaside] About Seaside 3.0
>> On Jul 14, 2008, at 1:33 PM, Boris Popov wrote:
>>> I tend to think this is a recipe for disaster as plain html-to-code
>>> translator will bypass a valuable step of you hand-factoring the
> code
>>> for reuse and longevity. What you might end up with are long methods
>>> that are essentially complete templates in their own right and we're
>>> back to square one.
>> Which could then be refactored etc and you would at least have the
>> assurance
>> that they were translated correctly, whereas lord knows how many
> errors
>> a human might introduce. And that right there would be enough of a
> plus
>> for me to pursue it.
>> Start small, make better as you go.

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