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From "Gerald Richter" <rich...@ecos.de>
Subject ANNOUNCE: Embperl 2.0b5
Date Tue, 27 Nov 2001 11:28:56 GMT
The URL

    ftp://ftp.dev.ecos.de/pub/perl/embperl/HTML-Embperl-2.0b5.tar.gz

has entered CPAN as

  file: $CPAN/authors/id/G/GR/GRICHTER/HTML-Embperl-2.0b5.tar.gz
  size: 506804 bytes
   md5: e5836be6ad29f8658052e512e2427c74

This is mainly a bug fix release. The only new feature is the possibility to
pass parameters to xslt processors. Details about the new XML support can be
found in the announce for 2.0b4 (see
http://www.ecos.de/~mailarc/embperl/2001-11/msg00120.html)

Embperl is a system for building dynamic websites with Perl.
It gives you the power to embed Perl code in your HTML documents
and the ability to build your Web site out of small reusable objects in
an object-oriented style. You can also take advantage of all the
usual Perl modules, (including DBI for database access) use their
functionality and easily include their output in your web pages.

Embperl has several features which are especially useful for creating
HTML, including dynamic tables, form field processing, URL
escaping/unescaping, session handling, and more.

With 2.0 this feature are extented to use XML/XSLT, extent the Embperl's
syntax, build taglibs, cacheing and more.

See http://perl.apache.org/embperl/ (english) or
http://www.ecos.de/embperl/ (german) for more information.

Changes since 2.0b4:

   - Add xsltparam parameter which takes a hashref and is used to
     pass parameters to the xslt processor. If not given defaults
     to %fdat.
   - Add require URI::URL to test.pl so make test work with newer LWP.
     Patch from Jonathan Stowe.
   - Fixed problem in registry/tied test, which failed for some Apache
     versions because of addtional http header. Patch from Jonathan Stowe.
   - Fixed problem with comments inside [! !] blocks. Reported by
     Alan Milligan.
   - Fixed compiling problem with very recent versions of libxslt.
     Reported by Michael Stevens and Jonathan Stowe.
   - Fixed make test so it skips session tests if Apache::SessionX isn't
     installed. Reported by from Jonathan Stowe.
   - Fixed path problem with Execute ({sub => foo,... }) on win32.
   - Fixed a problem with duplicate subroutine names when running
     multiple pages in the same package.
   - Fixed problem with reloading when file changed, which sometimes
     didn't reload correctly in 2.0b4
   - Fixed memory leak which occured when using libxslt.
   - Fixed MakeMaker problem with Perl 5.7.1.
   - Removed some uninitialized value warnings.
   - Added "make start" and "make stop" to start and stop test httpd


Enjoy

Gerald

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