[XML-SIG] Python / XML / XSLT vs. Cocoon for website server side

Thomas B. Passin tpassin at comcast.net
Fri Aug 15 19:47:32 EDT 2003

[Uche Ogbuji]
> > Why don't you just use Plone?  No need to reinvent the wheel.  Plone is
> > built on Zope, so there is your Python.  It does not use xslt, but its
> > templates are in ZPT, which is actually an xml-based language.  Plone,
as a
> > content management system,  should do anything you need, and you can
> > extend it (Python programming and ZPT) as needed.  Plone uses an
> > set of skins to get its appearance, and the page layout and appearance
> > be massively customized if you want.
> He is trying to avoid framework lock-in, which is why I haven't suggested
> 4Suite repository.  If you choose Zope/Plone (or Cocoon, for that matter),
> you'd better be willing to stick with Zope/Plone.

Oh, sure, I know, I was just suggesting reconsidering, only because there is
a lot to build when you roll your own (as you know better than me!).


Tom P

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