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  • And Template Toolkit or Text::Template couldn't do this because...?
    • I wanted something to which I could feed customer-written templates with no worry of anything bad happening. Text::Template is written in Perl and TT has a much too complicated syntax. I don't want to provide IF or PROCESS or TRY. I just want "this text becomes this other text" with as little chance of real problems as I can muster.
      • by perrin (4270) on 2005.12.12 16:17 (#45111) Journal
        HTML::Template (sure, it has IF, but so what?), Template::Trivial, CGI::FastTemplate, CGI::okTemplate, HTML::CTemplate, HTML::DynamicTemplate, HTML::KTemplate, Text::BasicTemplate, Text::FastTemplate, Text::QuickTemplate, Text::TagTemplate... there are more, but you get the idea. It may be that none of these was exactly the same as yours, but I bet half a dozen of them were close enough that no one else will be able to tell the difference.

        I don't want to squash people's CPAN dreams, but templating systems are one section where you need a really good reason before inflicting another one on CPAN and making the search results even longer.