On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 18:01 -0800, Michael A. Peters wrote: > Robert Cummings wrote: > > On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 15:21 -0800, Michael A. Peters wrote: > >> Robert Cummings wrote: > >> > >>> To punt what is repeated over and over during runtime to a single > >>> compilation phase when building the template target. To simplify the use > >>> of parameters so that they can be used in arbitrary order with default > >>> values. To allow for the encapsulation of complex content in tag format > >>> that benefits from building at compile time and from being encapsulated > >>> in custom tags that integrate well with the rest of the HTML body. > >> > >> I can't speak to those (and I have no opinion on template systems having > >> never used any of them. > >> > >>> To > >>> remove the necessaity of constantly moving in and out of PHP tags. > >> php does not require that you constantly move in and out of PHP tags. > >> There's at least one and possibly several pure php solutions that allow > >> one to never write a line of html but get beautiful dynamic html output. > > > > It doesn't require, but if you're not moving between them, then you're > > probably echoing your HTML, and that can be a maintenance nightmare. > > echoing html involves mixing html and php. > Using an XML class (like DOMDocument) to build the document does not.
So you punt the entire rendering of the HTML content to run-time execution one node at a time? Cheers, Rob. -- http://www.interjinn.com Application and Templating Framework for PHP -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php