Try Rails, too.

http://www.rubyonrails.com/
1. See the webpage for details on the mailing list.
2. Rails Layouts do exactly what you'd like. Running script/generate 
scaffolding foo will show you an example of a layout (under 
app/views/layouts).

Devin

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Nick [mailto:glenn.brutyn / telenet.be]
>Sent: Sun 9/25/2005 6:11 AM
>To: ruby-talk ML
>Subject: something like PHP imports or ASP WUC
> 
>i am used to work with php, and mostly i create an menu on one page and the
>content on another page (2 template and i load the one in the other), so i
>dont have to put the menu on every page, when i want to update something
>from the menu then i dont need to change it ex 20 times, like a Web user
>control in asp
>
>is there something like this in ruby
>  
>