[TYPO3-50-general] Beer3, really a good solution?

Ingo Renner ingo at typo3.org
Sun Oct 26 23:24:11 CET 2008

Georg Ringer wrote:

Hi Georg,

> - There are so many cases where you just would need an additional 
> if/else, an extra counter and so on and this is so easy having php there!
> - If you got an extra need, you can always do everything (or many 
> things) inside the template without extra changes to the code. So there 
> is no problem taking those changes to another project because the change 
> is just in your own template files.
> - So many things are getting easier. Just filling a select field with 
> dates from 1900 to 2000 or whatever.

and this is all so wrong and doesn't belong into a template. Think about 
the following: Separation of content and presentation (HTML/CSS), now 
also think about separation of logic/behavior and content...

Also check out theses arguments: security, security, and security...

> - Everybody who works with TYPO3 should know php, so this language is 
> already learned. Why a new language for the same things?

no, you shouldn't need to know PHP to use any CMS


Ingo Renner
TYPO3 Core Developer, Release Manager TYPO3 4.2

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