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From Geir Magnusson Jr. <>
Subject Re: Powered by Velocity: Xkins
Date Tue, 14 Oct 2003 14:49:39 GMT

On Tuesday, October 14, 2003, at 08:43 AM, Guillermo Meyer wrote:

> Hi:
> I'm working in an open source project, Xkins.
> Xkins is a framework for managing Skins in a web application.
> Skins are compound by elements, constants, paths and templates. These 
> templates can be writen in any template language. My first version 
> used a propietary "found 'n replace" language. But then I notice that 
> using Velocity would be the best choice for this, so I create a 
> VelocityTemplateProcessor for my framework. The results where amazing: 
> Velocity increases the default language performance by 100% (amd more 
> if using the cache), so Velocity is the recomended template language 
> for Xkins.
> I think that his framework can be used by Velocity developers to use 
> Skin capabilities, by extending VelocityServlet and let Xkins choose 
> the *.vm file according to the Skin, and use Xkins inheritance 
> capabilities and paths and resources management.
> This weekend I change a little xkins home page, at 
> , so if you want to take a look at this 
> and let me know your thougths, it would be great.
> Also I would be proud if you list this project in the "powered by 
> Velocity" page.

I ran across it, and liked it.  I assume that you give the project 
credit in the right places :)  I'll put on the powered-by page.


> Regards.
> Guillermo Meyer
> System Engineer Advanced
> EDS Argentina Solution Centre
> Proyecto X71 interBANKING
> 54.11.4704.3394
> 54.11.4326-2861
Geir Magnusson Jr                                   203-247-1713(m)

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