[plt-scheme] Re: Formlets in PLT

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Sep 25 15:43:33 EDT 2008

On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 10:57 AM, Michael Schuerig <michael at schuerig.de> wrote:
> When I see X-exps and other approaches that abstract away from HTML,
> there's a concern that invariably comes to my mind: How do you work
> with web designers who only know HTML, CSS, and possibly JavaScript?
> The easiest answer, of course, is that you don't. Either you're doing
> the design yourself or coax the designer into writing X-exps (somewhat
> unlikely). Translating plain HTML/CSS pages to another, more programmer
> friendly notation, is rather tedious especially when the design is
> still evolving.

I'm working on a template language (a la Cheetah and Ruby Views) to
deal with this problem. I agree it is a problem. The solution will be
independent of and interoperable with formlets and other technologies.


Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
Assistant Professor / Brigham Young University

"The glory of God is Intelligence" - D&C 93

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