[portland] Which templating engine am I thinking of?

Jesse Hallett hallettj at gmail.com
Wed Jul 30 03:03:04 CEST 2008


Great! Thanks for pointing that out.

On Tue, 2008-07-29 at 14:49 -0700, Igal Koshevoy wrote:
> Adam Lowry wrote:
> > Jesse Hallett wrote:
> >   
> >> I remember Igal mentioning a templating engine at a meeting that he
> >> liked because it uses valid XHTML as its source, and allows for
> >> placeholder text in tag contents. So you could hand some template code
> >> to a designer, who could load it up in Dreamweaver and work on it as
> >> though it were a static HTML file.
> >>     
> >
> > It might have been Kid or Genshi:
> > http://www.kid-templating.org/
> > http://genshi.edgewall.org/
> >
> > Kid's Trac is down at the moment, I think, but there are some examples here:
> > http://www.kid-templating.org/language.html
> >
> > And there are Genshi examples about 1/3 of the way down this page:
> > http://genshi.edgewall.org/wiki/GenshiTutorial
> >   
> Yup, I was referring to Kid and Genshi -- thanks Adam and Rami.
> 
> I strongly recommend Genshi because it pinpointed parse errors in 
> templates, whereas Kid's error reporting made it very difficult to 
> figure out what went wrong and where.
> 
> -igal
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