Looking for very light weight template library (not framework)

Sells, Fred fred.sells at adventistcare.org
Wed Mar 12 04:29:43 CET 2008


As I recall Quixote allowed you to embed html in python.  was actually pretty cool.  Havenot tried it in a long time.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: python-list-bounces+frsells=adventistcare.org at python.org
> [mailto:python-list-bounces+frsells=adventistcare.org at python.org]On
> Behalf Of Malcolm Greene
> Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2008 8:56 PM
> To: python-list at python.org
> Subject: Looking for very light weight template library (not 
> framework)
> 
> 
> New to Python and looking for a template library that allows Python
> expressions embedded in strings to be evaluated in place. In 
> other words
> something more powerful than the basic "%(variable)s" or "$variable"
> (Template) capabilities.
> 
> I know that some of the web frameworks support this type of template
> capability but I don't need a web framework, just a library that
> supports embedded expression evaluation.
> 
> Use case:
> 
> myOutput = """\
> 
> The total cost is {{invoice.total}}.
> 
> This order will be shipped to {{invoice.contact}} at the following
> address:
> 
> {{invoice.address}}
> 
> This order was generated at {{some date/time expression}}
> """
> 
> Any suggestions appreciated.
> 
> Malcolm
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