Python CGI Scripts

William Tanksley wtanksle at dolphin.openprojects.net
Mon Aug 16 22:50:36 CEST 1999


On Mon, 16 Aug 1999 20:24:42 +0000 (UTC), Jonathon wrote:
>On Mon, 16 Aug 1999, Rudi Angela wrote:

>>Yep, have a look at Zope, a python based opensource cgi solution:

>	From my POV, Zope has two major problems.

Only two :)?

>	#1:	It expects to run as a server.  This is not a good
>		thing, from the POV of most IPPs and ISPs.

I'm confused -- since its earliest release it's run under Apache.  What
could you mean "run as a server"?  Were you expecting it to be a client?

>	#2:	The documentation is somewhat lacking.
>		<< This one is easy to fix. >>	

You nailed that one right on.  It's not easy, but it sure is important.

>	I suspect that the same would be true for various other
>	people as well.

I'm sorry, what?  What are you saying would be true for people?

>	A Python equivelent to the Perl CGI.pm module would be a
>	very usefull thing to have/do.

I'm pretty sure it's already there, even for people who don't use Bobo.
People have been using Python for CGI scripting for a while.

>	xan
>	jonathon

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