Python vs PHP

Max M maxm at
Fri Oct 22 14:46:35 CEST 2004

Cliff Wells wrote:

> PHP has some excellent libraries for web development.  In many ways this
> makes up for the shortcomings in the language itself, since you can
> quite often keep actual programming to a minumum.  I've seen nothing in
> the Python world that compares to Smarty templates (and yes, I've
> reviewed the many Python templating engines available.  To date I've
> seen none that approach Smarty in actual
> usability/readability/simplicity).

Have you tried PageTemplates from Zope?

They are very clever, and the macros makes it much better at reusing 
code than anything I have seen elsewhere.


hilsen/regards Max M, Denmark
IT's Mad Science

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