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About: Cheetah3 is a template engine and code generation tool for e.g. for Web development or Java, SQL, LaTeX, form email ... (written in Python).

history.rst  (cheetah3-3.1.0):history.rst  (cheetah3-3.2.0)
History of Cheetah History of Cheetah
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(history)
In Spring 2001, several members of the webware-discuss mailing list In Spring 2001, several members of the webware-discuss mailing list
expressed the need for a template engine. Webware like Python is expressed the need for a template engine. Webware like Python is
great for organizing logic, but they both suffer when you need to great for organizing logic, but they both suffer when you need to
do extensive variable interpolation into large pieces of text, or do extensive variable interpolation into large pieces of text, or
to build up a text string from its nested parts. Python's {%} to build up a text string from its nested parts. Python's {%}
operator gets you only so far, the syntax is cumbersome, and you operator gets you only so far, the syntax is cumbersome, and you
have to use a separate format string for each nested part. Most of have to use a separate format string for each nested part. Most of
us had used template systems from other platforms-chiefly Zope's us had used template systems from other platforms-chiefly Zope's
DTML, PHPLib's Template object and Java's Velocity-and wanted to DTML, PHPLib's Template object and Java's Velocity-and wanted to
port something like those so it could be used both in Webware port something like those so it could be used both in Webware
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