[openstack-dev] Cheetah vs Jinja

Nachi Ueno nachi at ntti3.com
Tue Jul 16 20:10:58 UTC 2013

Hi folks

Jinja2 looks have +3.
This is the winner?

# My code can be done by Jinja2 also.

so if we choose Jinja2, what's version range is needed?


2013/7/16 Matt Dietz <matt.dietz at rackspace.com>:
> I'll second the jinja2 recommendation. I also use it with Pyramid, and
> find it non-obtrusive to write and easy to understand.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sandy Walsh <sandy.walsh at RACKSPACE.COM>
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> Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 11:34 AM
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> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] Cheetah vs Jinja
>>I've used jinja2 on many projects ... it's always been solid.
>>From: Solly Ross [sross at redhat.com]
>>Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 10:41 AM
>>To: OpenStack Development Mailing List
>>Subject: [openstack-dev] [Change I30b127d6] Cheetah vs Jinja
>>(This email is with regards to https://review.openstack.org/#/c/36316/)
>>Hello All,
>>I have been implementing the Guru Meditation Report blueprint
>>(https://blueprints.launchpad.net/oslo/+spec/guru-meditation-report), and
>>the question of a templating engine was raised.  Currently, my version of
>>the code includes the Jinja2 templating engine (http://jinja.pocoo.org/),
>>which is modeled after the Django templating engine (it was designed to
>>be an implementation of the Django templating engine without requiring
>>the use of Django), which is used in Horizon.  Apparently, the Cheetah
>>templating engine (http://www.cheetahtemplate.org/) is used in a couple
>>places in Nova.
>>IMO, the Jinja template language produces much more readable templates,
>>and I think is the better choice for inclusion in the Report framework.
>>It also shares a common format with Django (making it slightly easier to
>>write for people coming from that area), and is also similar to template
>>engines for other languages. What does everyone else think?
>>Best Regards,
>>Solly Ross
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