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Advice Choosing a Templating System
If you are afraid that the content/layout people might mess up with a "difficult" templating language, you could have a look at Template::Magic and its friends.
For not too difficult pages, it works a lot like SSI and can even handle loops, etc. in a straight-forward way without having to jump through too many hoops or including very un-HTML-like tags.
"If you have four groups working on a compiler, you'll get a 4-pass compiler." - Conway's Law