[BangPypers] Friendfeed's web server framework open sourced

Pradeep Gowda pradeep at btbytes.com
Fri Sep 11 17:33:19 CEST 2009

On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 10:57 AM, Dhananjay Nene
<dhananjay.nene at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am curious about the objective .. to the best of my knowledge wsgi is
> essentially blocking (unless my understanding is incorrect), whereas tornado
> is primarily non-blocking. So would you see any specific advantages of
> deploying a wsgi app with tornado ?

The tornado doc says as much ..

"Tornado comes with limited support for WSGI. However, since WSGI does
not support non-blocking requests, you cannot use any of the
asynchronous/non-blocking features of Tornado in your application if
you choose to use WSGI instead of Tornado's HTTP server. "
--  http://www.tornadoweb.org/documentation#wsgi-and-google-appengine

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