> For the futurists around here: Is there any chance that php will > include "database tags" ala Lasso?
highly unlikely, but you can achieve similar ends with one of the template engines for PHP. with a little work, you should be able to accomplish the same ends. check out Smarty (dont remeber the URL - check Hotscripts.com) and see what you come up with. Sverre Johan TÝvik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > Hi, > For those who don't know what I > mean, here's an axample (not quite correct Lasso code, but it should > get the point across): > > [db select="somedb"] > [db query="sql"] > > <table> > > [record] > <tr> > <!-- everything in this tag is repeated for each record > <td> > [field="name"] > </td> > <td> > [field="address"] > </td> > </tr> > [/record] > </table> > > > Err... You get the point... Or, for those of you who have problems > recognizing simple stuff when you see it (like myself when trying to > learn applescript when I was used to stuff like C), the point is that > you don't have to do all that annoying escaping of quotes, and if you > open the code in a graphical editor, you can edit to your heart's > delight, cuz the db tags stays put. > > > Regards, > > Sverre Johan Toevik > -- > <disclaimer> I speak for myself only! </disclaimer> > "to be yourself, in a world that tries, night and day, to make you just > like everybody else - is to fight the greatest battle there ever is to > fight, and never stop fighting" -- e.e. cummings -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]