revigniter - Model-View-Controller in Rev terms?

Ian Wood revlist at
Sat May 15 15:13:09 EDT 2010

I'm investigating Ralf's revIgniter framework (fantastic work, by the  
way), and start running into my 'narrow' experience of programming...

Model-View-Controller is a programming approach that is new to me.  
Separating presentation & data (as in most CMS-driven websites) is  
another matter.

A bit of help from Google & Wikipedia & I *think* I've got an idea how  
it works, but would like some reassurance/pointers from the list in  
translating concepts into what I know (Rev).

MVC in Rev terms would be (roughly):

View is a Stack visible to the user (or audio etc.). Everything is  
presented through this to the user.

Controller takes input from the user (mouse-clicks, typing, keystrokes  
etc.) and does the major processing? e.g. Rev handlers that handle the  
bulk of the logic in an app?

Model would then be equivalent to all the 'utility' handlers and  

I'm aware that there may not be a one-to-one equivalency here, but is  
this along the right lines?



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