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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: thank you from the Cheetah team
Date Sat, 14 Jul 2001 02:08:16 GMT

Tavis Rudd wrote:
> Cheetah is a Python-powered template engine and code
> generator. The Velocity project provided inspiration and
> design ideas. Cheetah has benefitted from the creativity
> and energy of Velocity's developers. Thank you.

Cool - I remember talking a little with some of the developers trying to
work out how we can move toward a common template language so templates
are portable.  Anything come out along those lines?  ( I will give it a

> Cheetah was designed for internet development and provides
> integration with Webware (
> Together with Webware, Cheetah is a compelling alternative
> to ASP, JSP, PHP and PSP for building dynamic web sites.
> Cheetah can also be used without Webware and is not limited
> to HTML.
> Last month, we shifted the development discussions to
> and created
>  Cheetah has matured a lot
> since then.
> Version 0.9.7 was released today.  It includes fixes for
> almost all outstanding bugs,  a beefed-up regression test
> suite, and an updated, but still incomplete, Users' Guide.
> Cheetah is Open Source Software. Tavis Rudd (me), Mike Orr,
> Chuck Esterbrook, Ian Bicking and Tom Schwaller are the
> core developers. We welcome contributions and suggestions.
> We also welcome any general discussion about Python-based
> templates on the cheetahtemplate-discuss e-mail list.  You
> can subscribe and view the archives at:
> More information can be found at
> Cheers,
> Tavis



Geir Magnusson Jr.                 
System and Software Consulting
Developing for the web?  See
You have a genius for suggesting things I've come a cropper with!

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