[Numpy-discussion] Template system

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Jan 11 15:58:36 CST 2008

Charles R Harris wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm thinking of adding the template system I pulled out of Django to 
> Numpy to use in place of the current code generator. Its advantages are 
> documentation, flexibility, and maintainance. The code totals about 470 
> KB, comes with a BSD license, and is compatible with Python >= 2.3. I 
> want to bring this up on the list because I'm sure there will be 
> objections along the lines of "why do we need that"?  So I want to see 
> how strenuous the objections are.

It's too big. If you want a better template system than the current one, there 
are a few which are contained in a single file. That would be fine to include, 
but I object strongly to incorporating Jinja.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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