On 19 Feb 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
> Aaron Trevena <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > On 19 Feb 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
> > > Aaron Trevena <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > >
> > > > That would make the large assumption that my perl is a good example. I
> > > > hope that DragonForum (soon to be released, watch this space) will make a
> > > > good alternative to wwwthreads and ubbs, but although it is now cleaner
> > > > and template based it isn't really an example of good perl.
> > >
> > > I'm using mwf, and someone hereabouts threatened to TTify it, I think.
> > yes - that were me.
> > It is a quiet horrid job. I am splitting the thing into 3 layers and the
> > templates. so far I have managed to greatly simplify things like
> > forum_show.pl and make it much cleaner by removing a lot of presentation
> > related code that really should be in the templates rather than embedded
> > in perl code.
> Balls to that, sounds like too much work. I can live with the inner
> sucky stuff, but Stage 1 surely is to have an outer template you can
> stick all your site-wide branding and stuff in?
It is indeed, but this tends to require a fair amount of rewriting or be a
horrible horrible kludge.
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