Originally Posted by Spum
I think we should just go with Smarty, then have a default killer skin. Maybe put some word out on SF for a graphical designer, so we could have a great look like everaldo.com or whatever..
I dont think smarty is a good choice, much too bloated. Smarty puts too much logic in the templates.
The vlib templating system used in the new backend is fast, has caching and compiling to php source, also if statements, loops and includes.