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HTML generation toolkit

WML is an off-line HTML generation toolkit. It is intended for HTML generation under *NIX, for large areas (as opposed to single Web pages), and for those who want to use their favorite programming features while generating HTML. It includes a control frontend driving up to nine backends in a sequential pass-oriented filtering scheme: WML reads an input file, applies the specified passes and produces output files. Each backend provides one particular core language. It also ships with a set of include files which provide higher-level features built on top of the backend's core languages. You can write your own custom HTML tagsets for WML to extend its functionality: whatever HTML tag you want, you can program it yourself in Perl.


User intro available from http://thewml.org/docs/docs/wml_intro.html; User tutorial available from http://thewml.org/docs/docs/wml_tutorial.html; User guide available from http://thewml.org/docs/docs/wml_macros.html


Download version 2.0.11 (stable)
released on 19 August 2006


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey29 January 2001

Leaders and contributors

Denis Barbier Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:sw-wml@engelschall.com

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteautoconf
Required to usePerl 5
Required to buildshtool

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 4 January 2017.


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