Martin, >-----Original Message----- >From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org >[mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Martin >Sent: 6 June 2001 15:40 >To: thelist >Subject: RE: [thelist] Site redirect check : old browser >>1) why do I need a backend database to separate style from >content? Does it >>matter where the content sits? > >no, you don't need a db. You *do* need to store them separately. So you >could >have the template as a bunch of text files pulled in by SSI to the real >pages >which only contain SSI calls and the content, which is how >I do my personal site. > >I use XSSI to conditionalise the calls so I can serve print-friendly >pages without having to maintain 2 sets of content. > >The point is that you can edit the template bit in one place without >having to touch the content files and vice versa. > >Cheers >Martin So, given that I can edit the stylesheet and change all the pages without touching the html - I've separated style from content? This email may be confidential and contain commercially sensitive information. Only the intended recipient may access or use it. If you are not the intended recipient please delete this email and notify us promptly. We use virus scanning software but exclude all liability for viruses or similar in this email or any attachment.