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Re: [vox-tech] PHP

Well a Zope app consists of a heirarchy of various types of 
objects, with a close relationship between the heirarchy and 
URLs.  It does a pretty good job of using the objects to 
separate content, logic and management.

For example you can create "page templates" that are 100% 
valid HTML (and hence editable with anything that understands
HTML), and yet can invoke scripts written in Python or Perl.
This is good for an organization that has both layout artists 
and coders working on the same project.

Also it's real handy that you can do just about anything with 
Zope thru the web interface, though you'll want to use a real 
editor on the larger pages and scripts (supported via ftp and 

Main downside I see so far: admin documentation is severely

See http://www.zope.org/ for more.

-- Rod

On Saturday 30 March 2002 07:02 am, Jay Strauss wrote:
> How does Zope compare to the mod-perl web tools (Mason, embperl, ASP)?
> Jay
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rod Roark" <rod@sunsetsystems.com>
> To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Saturday, March 30, 2002 12:36 AM
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] PHP
> > On Friday 29 March 2002 10:24 pm, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > > ...
> > > But why don't you use a good language like Perl :)
> >
> > I've been looking at Zope for the past couple of weeks and
> > am really liking it.  Interestingly, you can write the
> > scripts in Perl.  :-)
> >
> > Any Zope gurus out there?
> >
> > -- Rod
> >    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
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