[REBOL] Re: HTML-Template.r ?
From: pa:russo:perd at: 2-May-2001 11:35
> > >Anyone working on a HTML::Template (Perl module) clone for REBOL ?
>> I don't know if you are referring to something like this exactly, but
>> perhaps the following example could be useful to solve your problem.
>> The logic is quite simple:
>> 1. An HTML template with placeholders
>> 2. A set of replacement rules
>> 3. A cycle that replace the placeholders using the replacement rules
>> Hope it helps.
>> -- Paolo Russo
>It is useful, but not as a HTML::Template replacement... The real strength of
>HTML::Template is loops <TMPL_LOOP NAME="a_loop">, which loops through a array
>of values, repeating the HTML code produced (useful for tables etc.) and
>conditional code <TMPL_IF.., <TMPL_ELSE.., <TMPL_UNLESS.., all of these can be
>nested within each other, and can be hidden in comments so HTML
>complain about unknown tags.
><TMPL_VAR NAME="something"> is easy to implement using some
>replacement rules, but
>the rest requires some more parsing of the given template to find
>out what belongs
I think it is possible an elegant solution through an approach based
on recursion and self-similarity. I'm working on it and I hope to
have the first results about mid-may. I'll post it here.
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