who's doing what? (was Re: [CAF] CAF development roadmap)
magog at the-wire.com
Thu Oct 20 17:05:16 EDT 2005
> > Coming from a Mason world and only using H::Template and T::Toolkit a small
> > number of times over the years, is the a _best_ templating system to use?
> > For instance, T::T seems like overkill for CAF.
> > Biased opinions are welcome ;)
I use TT. It is teh roxor.
> I've never used T::T. I'm wary of the power it provides right in the template
> as that stuff tends to get rapidly abused to the point that conceptual lines
> between M, V and C are broken quickly. (Ditto as my objection to Mason, PHP,
> ASP, CF, etc.)
Actually, this depends on where and how you draw the conceptual line
between View and Controller. Some people say "The View must contain no
logic! I draw the line here!". Other people say "The Controller must
contain no Presentation logic! I draw the line here!"
I tend to fall into the latter camp. I want Controller and View to be
cleanly separated, and sometimes that means putting a small amount of
presentation logic into the template, in order to keep it out of the
I wrote up some examples of this issue in a comment I posted on
Michael Graham <magog at the-wire.com>
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