[plt-scheme] Homepages in Scheme

From: Terrence Brannon (metaperl at urth.org)
Date: Wed May 26 03:26:58 EDT 2004

Paulo Jorge de Oliveira Cantante de Matos wrote:

>Thanks a lot Noel, that was truly what I was searching for. :D
>You just read my mind! 
I have been playing around with WebIt! for the past week. It lacks a 
reference manual for one. For two, it is built on top of SXML and I have 
found SXML to be enough for my uses. Also, I can get quick help on 
#scheme with SXML as it has a larger userbase. Finally Webit! only runs 
under plt-scheme whereas SXML and SSAX work under most major scheme 

I also find it aggravating that I must prefix my HTML commands with h4 
in Webit! whereas in SXML I can simply list the HTML command.

The author of WebIt! is very responsive to user queries.

http://ssax.sf.net for more details on SSAX and SXML

>Paulo Matos
>On Fri, 2004-03-12 at 04:12, Noel Welsh wrote:
>>  For list-related administrative tasks:
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>>--- Paulo Jorge de Oliveira Cantante de Matos
>><pocm at netvisao.pt> wrote:
>>>I'm about to develop an homepage in DrScheme...
>>Don't listen to the false prophets.  WebIt! is the One
>>True Way to develop webpages in PLT Scheme.  I've
>>used, for example, to develop the Scheme UK site:
>>  http://schematics.sf.net/scheme-uk/
>>You write the content using a markup you specify and
>>then write a stylesheet that transforms the markup
>>into HTML (the same idea as in XSLT if you're familiar
>>with it).  It saves a lot of effort -- you don't need
>>to write out everything verbatim.
>>As for servlets there is unfortunately no common
>>library.  I think most people have developed their own
>>little library to do stuff like authentication etc. 
>>Email: noelwelsh <at> yahoo <dot> com
>>Jabber: noelw <at> jabber <dot> org
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