[IPython-dev] Templating library for IPython

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Wed Feb 8 13:07:47 CST 2012


On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 22:05, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 9:51 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > What do people think about this plan?
>
> There's another point in favor of jinja2: it's what sphinx uses.  This
> means:
>
> - we're already somewhat familiar with it (at least those of us who
> have messed with customizing sphinx builds at the template level)
>
> - it may make it easier to produce high-quality html via sphinx
> integration from notebooks.
>
> > How would we handle the dependency issue?  We could put jinja2 in
> > externals, but we would have to change all of its import statements.
>
> Yes, the dependency question is the one that bothers me...  No good
> ideas right now, I'm afraid.
>

The notebook has two external dependencies already (pyzmq, tornado).  Why
should we ship jinja ourselves, especially when it's by far the most common
and largest of the three?

-MinRK


>
> Thanks for doing the legwork!
>
> f
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