push-style templating - an xml-like way to process xhtml

Paul Boddie paul at boddie.org.uk
Sun Nov 2 21:17:06 CET 2008

On 2 Nov, 15:25, Terrence Brannon <metap... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I like the approach of my own HTML::Seamstress --- object-oriented Perl
> and knowledge of an object-oriented tree-rewriting library is all you need:
> http://search.cpan.org/~tbone/HTML-Seamstress-5.0b/lib/HTML/Seamstres....

The Python equivalent to your list of templating systems can be found
here (under "Engines with Annotated Templates"):


I note that your list mentions XMLC which was probably one of the
first solutions I encountered employing the approach you describe. One
issue typically arises when using such solutions, however: trivial
modifications to the output document are convenient, but how do you
effectively manage situations where you need to modify or populate
large numbers of "slots" in the output document?


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