Genius plan for the website!
james.laver at gmail.com
Fri Jul 3 13:02:58 BST 2009
On 3 Jul 2009, at 12:32, Edmund von der Burg wrote:
> Here is my cunning plan to regain the inner beauty:
> 1) wget -r the current site to a bunch of static files
We have a bunch of static files. The whole thing is generated from xml.
> 2) tedious finding of repeated text replacing them with
> Template::Toolkit [% INCLUDE ... %]
How about replacing them with <!-- #include ... --> instead? I know
we're a perl website, but lets be pragmatic and not go overkill.
> 3) tiny, simple, bulletproof script to take templates and generate
> html pages
> 4) tiny, simple, bulletproof script to take html and upload it to
> 5) dump all templates and scripts into github (or whatever)
That bit's easy
> 6) err - that's it!
If you still have a 'build' step, it's horribly wrong.
> Any volunteers or am I going to have to do it all myself?
/me steps back, has enough to do.
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