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Subject: Re: xml /xslt cms
From: Matthieu Ricaud-Dussarget <matthieu.ricaud@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 14:27:14 +0100
Re:  xml /xslt cms
Hi Roelof,

I've never used it but I heard about this XML CMS call "Ametys".
Have a look at http://www.ametys.org/en/ametys-cms/technologies.html

Any feedback appreciated ;-)


Le 14/12/2011 11:28, Roelof Wobben a C)crit :
Nobody any idea of a good xml/xslt solution or a better solution ?


From: rwobben@xxxxxxxxxxx
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 15:28:55 +0000
Subject: RE:  xml /xslt cms

Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 16:18:40 +0100
From: wolfgang.laun@xxxxxxxxx
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re:  xml /xslt cms

On 13 December 2011 13:56, Roelof Wobben<rwobben@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

The job is to convert this site (http://www.tamarawobben.nl) into a xml/xslt solution.
(Hmm, I was asking you to avoid these XML, XSLT terms.)

I apolize for that.

What kind of benefit do you expect (or have benn told to expect) from
this migration?

What is not working well for you now?

The benefit I'm hoping to find is a solution which can be handled better then I have now.

The site is now build in Textpattern cms and I needed a very complex script to make it work.

If I change it now by adding a new item in the side menu the site is unstable and the text is shown on the wierdest place.

Also there is not a solution I can build the menu like I want without building it statically.

Like you see is that some months have several pages which contains different number of pages.

So I need some sort of prev/next to go the next or previous page of that month.
These are HTML issues, and you have to set up a structure for months
and pages. But it does not advocate the use of "heavy" tools.

I don't agree with you. Most of the cms can only handle a fixed number of articles on a page.

So I need flexibility to make what I have in mind and making all the site in html is a hell of a job.

Expecially when I need a new layout or something else changed.

As menu I need a collapisble year/month menu. So the user chooses a year and then the months are displayed.

As layout I like this idea (http://www.notepadchaos.com)


The site is running on virtual shared hosting so I can't use a whole server.

I hope it's clear what I want.

It's just a set of HTML pages, with simple features. I can't see that
Symphony or
anything else is really necessary here. And if you aren't experienced with XSLT,
why use it?

Because I did not find any html or php solution which can do what I have in mind.

And I read that with xslt I can build flexible sites in a way a person wants.

And yes, im not experience in xslt but also not in C or php.

But if you know a solution I can build the site without xslt Im happy to hear.


Matthieu Ricaud
Service Livre numC)rique

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