Mako vs. Cheetah?

John Salerno johnjsal at
Thu Jun 26 18:10:45 CEST 2008

"John Salerno" <johnjsal at> wrote in message 
news:4862f57c$0$11621$607ed4bc at
>I always have the desire to learn one thing well instead of split my 
>attention between several options, so I'm trying to decide which of these 
>two to start learning. Are there any particular things I should look at 
>when deciding between them, in terms of features, for example? Do they do 
>all the same things?

Is it correct to say that Mako allows you to embed Python code within HTML, 
whereas Cheetah requires a certain amount of "tweaking" of Python code so 
that it isn't really code you could just run independently in the 

I'm getting that impression from what I see so far. 

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