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Re^2: The hidden charm of Template::Toolkit (and templates generally)

by shmem (Canon)
on Jan 07, 2008 at 11:39 UTC ( #660803=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: The hidden charm of Template::Toolkit (and templates generally)
in thread The hidden charm of Template::Toolkit (and templates generally)

Rather, it's to protect them from having to code in complex programming language.

That argument is always brought up to defend template meta languages. But hey -

  • complex stuff shouldn't be in a template anyways
  • template developers themselves use a complex language
  • template developers aren't exposed to the hard bits of perl

I wonder why "preventing them from being exposed to perl" should do them any good? or to perl, for that matter?

--shmem

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