[Scottish] HTML templating software?

ray scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk
Tue Dec 3 19:04:00 2002

On Tuesday 03 Dec 2002 13:09, David Marsh's list-reading hat wrote:
> My 'objection' to PHP in this instance is not that it's a programming
> language (most of these HTML preprocessors are programming languages of
> a sort) but that (afaik) PHP 'needlessly' impedes cacheability of pages
> that aren't "intrinsically" dynamic as each document is assembled on th=
> fly live on the server before being served, which will be an unnecessar=
> overhead for most documents that I will write (Having said that I will
> be playing with PHP on some occasions, I am sure). This is why I would
> prefer a system that I can preprocess locally and then upload (static)
> changes to the server.

PHPA works great.
Main problem with totally dynamic commercial sites is that they tend to b=
invisible to search engines.