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Zope Page Templates—Not Just for Zope Any More

As of this writing, several other application frameworks vendors are considering implementing ZPT in their products. ZPT is an open standard, described by three technical specifications. Application frameworks vendors are free to implement these standards and integrate ZPT functionality into environments other than Zope itself.

The three standards are:

The specifications themselves can be found on the Zope development Web site, at dev.zope.org/Wikis/DevSite/Projects/ZPT/LanguageSpecifications. At this time, vendors of no product other than Zope itself have made formal announcements about ZPT support; but ZPT?s designers fully expect support to make its way into other application servers in the near future.

—AL