[erlang-questions] beginner: Generating HTML with ">" from Erlang

Bengt Kleberg <>
Thu Feb 13 15:54:46 CET 2014


Yes, the Javascript could be in a separate file that I would generate.

Is it possible to do some sort of "-include()" from the HTML?


bengt

On Thu, 2014-02-13 at 14:46 +0000, Ivan Uemlianin wrote:
> Does all of the javascfript have to be generated dynamically from the 
> erlang?  Or could you have a static javascript file for most or all of it?
> 
> Ivan
> 
> 
> On 13/02/2014 14:43, Bengt Kleberg wrote:
> > The use-case is not supposed to include XML.
> >
> > My Erlang server creates a log file. A python script generates HTML from
> > the log file. I now consider generating the HTML directly from Erlang
> > since I have to call upon another person to fix the python script every
> > time the log file format changes. Only the log file format changes, the
> > neccessary contents are still present in the Erlang server.
> >
> > My previous method of HTML generation has been to use xmerl. If I do
> > that now then the Javascript part of the HTML will not run.
> >
> >
> > bengt
> >
> > On Thu, 2014-02-13 at 15:31 +0100, Richard Carlsson wrote:
> >> On 2014-02-13 15:12 , Bengt Kleberg wrote:
> >>> My problem is that Javascript in the HTML file look like this (when
> >>> created by xmerl):
> >>>
> >>> if (i > 0) {
> >>>
> >>> and that does not run.
> >>
> >> Out of curiosity, if it had been < instead, which of the following would
> >> work?
> >>
> >>     if (i < 0) {
> >>
> >>     if (i < 0) {
> >>
> >> If it is the first case, there is presumably a very specific rule for
> >> this, which doesn't do full handling of XML escape sequences on the
> >> source code level (since > didn't work). Which seems moronic, but
> >> wouldn't surprise me...
> >>
> >> If it's the second case, how is the script text really supposed to be
> >> handled by XML tools? As CDATA (then, how is it delimited?) or as normal
> >> XML text (and then how can the < be accepted by the parser, and why
> >> wasn't > converted to > before the Javascript parser got hold of the
> >> text)?
> >>
> >>       /Richard
> >>
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