[typo] Hacking for static content

Mark Constable markc at renta.net
Thu Jul 7 22:24:53 EDT 2005


On Friday 08 July 2005 11:50, Trejkaz wrote:
> > I don't get it... if you use a controller it's not static...
> 
> We just have slightly different views of what's static.  To me, static just
> means the content doesn't change, and my pages are static because they're
> served from files which are just sitting on the disk.
> 
> And using a controller seems to be the only way to make static pages show the
> correct sidebar.

A true static page is somepage.html that bypasses ruby altogether.

The fastest caching system on the planet is a dynamic system
that writes out plain *.html pages, perhaps with some javascript
to make up for some truly needed runtime data.

--markc


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