[Web-SIG] Write buffering (was Re: WSGI uses)
ianb at colorstudy.com
Fri Aug 20 18:43:10 CEST 2004
Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> True enough. I've not seen a problem with CGI myself, but I believe
> some CGI-based protocols (not FastCGI, but some clones of it) buffer
> entire requests no matter what you do. WSGI servers or gateways that
> can't do streaming should document that fact. Or perhaps there should
> be two compliance levels: WSGI Basic and WSGI Streaming.
It could just be something like a 'wsgi.streaming' key in the
environment, no? Gateways should be encouraged to set that to false
until they've confirmed that streaming really works consistently.
Ian Bicking / ianb at colorstudy.com / http://blog.ianbicking.org
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