[web-devel] A separation of concerns

Simon Hengel simon.hengel at wiktory.org
Sat Apr 3 14:36:03 EDT 2010

> My point is: we should not try to build one big framework. Instead, I
> propose that we build a set of smaller libraries that each do one
> thing very well. Some of these libraries might be designed to work
> together.

I absolutely agree with that.

> I personally think MVC is a perfect fit for the web: model code
> handles data storage, view code handles HTML/JSON/XML and the
> controller coordinates between these.

Have you read about the "View First" approach of Lift[1]? While I do not
like the monolithic approach of Lift, I really like that specific
aspect. I'd not narrow my view on "Rails-Style MVC" right now.


[1] http://wiki.liftweb.net/index.php?title=Lift_View_First

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