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Re: What's wrong with re-inventing wheels

by explorer (Chaplain)
on Jul 11, 2006 at 17:59 UTC ( #560528=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to What's wrong with re-inventing wheels

Re-inventing wheels IS wrong...

Wheels IS the CONCEPT.

Re-inventing the PROCESS for to make BEST wheels is the correct.


Templating System for dynamic web pages
Traditional solution
Perl CGI scripts from server side, with modules for template systems.
Re-inventing the solution: Rasmus Lerdorf, 1994
Small set of Perl scripts, followed by a rewritten set of CGI binaries written in C in 1994 to display his résumé and to collect certain data, such as how much traffic his page was receiving. "Personal Home Page Tools" was publicly released on 8 June 1995 after Lerdorf combined it with his own Form Interpreter to create PHP.

We know the result...

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