[Web-SIG] htmlgen

Thijs van der Vossen t.vandervossen at fngtps.com
Fri Oct 31 15:48:58 EST 2003

Simon Willison wrote:
> amk at amk.ca wrote: 
>>> I'd recommend to all here to take a few moments and play with it, then
>>> give feedback on any changes you think should be made.  No need to solve
>>> this from scratch if we don't have to.
>> ... well, except for the other 12 templating solutions that already 
>> exist.
>> ezt looks very cute, but it's clear that no one has the same requirements
>> for templating.  Let's just walk away from trying to choose one.
> +1. Everyone's templating style is different. At work, we just spent a 
> couple of days implementing our own having looked at over a dozen 
> existing systems because none of them quite matched our requirements. 
> Templating is the kind of problem to which there is nostraight forward 
> solution, and I see no benefit of including it in the standard library 
> when so many template systems are already available that cover so many 
> different styles.

+1. My company came to the same conclusion and also developed our own 
matching our requirements.

Let's please drop the issue of templating, we will never find a solution 
fitting everyone's needs.


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