[pcplantdb] data and presentation
bear at ursine-design.com
Tue Mar 22 02:59:19 EST 2005
> Ummm, aren't you mixing data and presentation here?
> Don't we need a well-thought-out API here?
> If I'm misunderstanding please clarify - sounds to me like you (Chad)
> are kludging presentation stuff onto the output of your DB engine for
> Bear...if not, what's this about??
I'm looking to be able to recognize individual HTML elements via the
class to provide the most flexibility in formating and layout. If each
value goes into an unmarked, <li> or <div>, I don't have many ways to
select it....if we decide to use an icon next to each data type, I'd
have no way to add it, without selecting for that div or li...
I get what you're worried about....is there another route you would
Or do you mean if Chad does this he should be sure it's part of a
middle layer between the data end, and HTML output....Can what I'm
asking for be done via XLST, using it as the middle layer from
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