> I am in a dilemma right now between "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" and
> over my shoulder". I am trying to determine whether it makes more sense
> ML for maintaining configuration files.
Compiled program ==> ML configuration file
Interpreted program (i.e PHP) ==> included configuration file with
For most interpreted programs I can't see any advantage in adding extra
code and processing time just to store the config file in a ML.
> As far as content management, we use static include files or MySQL
> store site content. I am not sure where the advantage of using XML/XLST
I'm currently working on a class library/application framework for PHP
(similar to Delphi's VCL) in which I'm using XML/XSLT for the templates.
It's working great with development not taking very long at all. The two
main advantages of using XML/XSLT for content management that I can see are:
1. It's easier to enforce a common look and feel on a site.
2. It's easier to re-target content (different transformations for
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