Terms and definitions

This document contains terms used in the Bishop documentation and their definitions.

Term Definition
context Hashtable that contains the variables needed during template evaluation by WebMacro.
template A template is used to create dynamic html pages. The template contains static html code and WebMacro script code that is executed when the template is evaluated.
view A view is the generated html/wml/etc document that is sent to the client after a Bishop request.
subview A subview is a part of a view. A subview is inserted into a view using the #parse directive in WebMacro.
WebMacro WebMacro is another servlet framework. Bishop used the template engine from WebMacro. See www.webmacro.org for further information.

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