Forum OpenACS Development: Re: Why XML for .xql query dispatcher files?

Posted by Don Baccus on
Oh, yeah ... other languages.  For awhile there were some folks seriously interested in rewriting the toolkit in Python.  At that point in time ACS Java was being labelled a translation of ACS 4 to Java (rather than a full redesign.)

Putting the queries into a language-independent format allowed us to say "we're not interested in friggin' Python but we'll separate out the queries to make porting interested if you want to do it" etc etc.

Of course no one has ...