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    11= Welcome! =
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     3''Diva'' is a a lightweight web framework for Python that is built on top of [http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0333/ WSGI] and tightly coupled to the [http://genshi.edgewall.org/ Genshi] template engine. It also uses [http://babel.edgewall.org/ Babel] for internationalization and [http://pythonpaste.org/webob/ WebOb] for an more convenient abstraction on top of raw WSGI.
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     5== Big Fat Warning ==
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     7The name ''diva'' was chosen for its negative connotation. Says [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diva#Negative_connotation Wikipedia]:
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     9> The term is often used with a negative connotation. This derives from the implication that a star who is a "diva" is arrogant, difficult to work with, high-maintenance, manipulative, fussy, highly strung, privileged and demanding. He or she does not believe the law and accepted rules of courtesy apply to him or her.
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     11So: '''You probably don't want to be using this'''. It's a sandbox where I play with various ideas for modern web application development, it doesn't make it easy to use a different template engine than Genshi, it doesn't help you with connecting to a relational database (or any kind of database, for that matter), it doesn't have fancy reusable widgets, and so on. And it's probably never going to do or have those things.
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     13So why am I releasing this code in the first place. Because I don't like keeping spare time code to myself, and because it might serve as inspiration for others, or something like that.
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     15== Documentation ==
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    317Some very early and incomplete documentation: