Re: [Zope] Re: Is DTML a bastardized form of XML, or valid XML?

2000-06-23 Thread Joe Pallas
I'm pretty sure "new syntax" DTML is not actually valid XML, but it doesn't really matter: it's a bad idea either way. The new syntax is a misguided attempt to mix the base and meta levels, which can only result in confusion. DTML is not markup, it is a macro language for generating markup.

RE: [Zope] Re: Is DTML a bastardized form of XML, or valid XML?

2000-06-23 Thread Paul Everitt
- From: Joe Pallas [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Friday, June 23, 2000 8:39 AM To: Martijn Pieters; Hung Jung Lu Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [Zope] Re: Is DTML a bastardized form of XML, or valid XML? I'm pretty sure "new syntax&

Re: [Zope] Re: Is DTML a bastardized form of XML, or valid XML?

2000-06-23 Thread Martijn Pieters
On Fri, Jun 23, 2000 at 08:39:01AM -0700, Joe Pallas wrote: I'm pretty sure "new syntax" DTML is not actually valid XML, but it doesn't really matter: it's a bad idea either way. The new syntax is a misguided attempt to mix the base and meta levels, which can only result in confusion.

Re: [Zope] Re: Is DTML a bastardized form of XML, or valid XML?

2000-06-22 Thread Martijn Pieters
On Thu, Jun 22, 2000 at 05:45:58PM -0700, Hung Jung Lu wrote: The rest should be handled through a good GUI (Graphical User Interface), with fancy stuff like collapsable panel items. I hope Digicool is doing something like this with their Mozilla project. This kind of feature may indeed