[thelist] Site redirect check : old browser

Mark Cheng mark.cheng at ranger.com.au
Wed Jun 6 02:55:53 CDT 2001


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>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
>have the template as a bunch of text files pulled in by SSI to the real
>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.

So, given that I can edit the stylesheet and change all the pages without
touching the html - I've separated style from content?

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