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Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#5 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Smarty/other templating language

Reported by: batkiwi Owned by: matt
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Template Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


It'd be great to have smarty or some other templating language rather than straight PHP for the index. It would have several benefits IMO:
-less possibility of messing things up horribly
-safer for those offering hosting... can just give access to the .tpl file without worrying about command injection!
-cleaner syntax for non-programmers

Change History (4)

#2 @matt
16 years ago

  • Owner changed from anonymous to matt
  • Resolution changed from 10 to 90
  • Status changed from new to closed

This has been debated numerous times on the forums and elsewhere and the general consensus is that while Smarty is a fine framework for certain types of projects it is ill-suited to the goals of WordPress.

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