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Merge pull request #68 from jkingdon/update-readme

Update opening paragraph and mention fortitude.
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-Erector is a Builder-like view framework, inspired by Markaby but overcoming
-some of its flaws. In Erector all views are objects, not template files,
+Erector is a view framework. That is, it helps you generate HTML mixing in
+dynamic content (like erb, slim or haml). Unlike erb, slim, or haml, views
+are objects, not template files,
which allows the full power of object-oriented programming (inheritance,
modular decomposition, encapsulation) in views. See the rdoc for the
Erector::Widget class to learn how to make your own widgets, and visit the
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see LICENSE.txt
+The [fortitude]( gem is similar. Pick that one
+if you want better integration with tilt (the template rendering mechanism used
+in Sinatra and many other ruby web frameworks).

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