Is this true regarding Python's limitation?
cobrien at Radix.Net
Sat Sep 23 13:28:07 CEST 2000
In article <8qdjhu$jhm$1 at newshost.accu.uu.nl>,
Martijn Faassen <m.faassen at vet.uu.nl> wrote:
>Cameron Laird <claird at starbase.neosoft.com> wrote:
>> In article <8qdfcn$71b$1 at nnrp1.deja.com>, vbMark <vbmark at my-deja.com> wrote:
>>>Someone told me that the reason Java is better than Python for server-
>>>side CGI is because where Java uses one process and creates threads for
>>>each user's access, Python creates sperate processes for each user's
>>>CGI access. So using Python would greatly limit and perhaps crash a
>>>Is this true?
>> Urban legend. There are a few isolated words in your description
>> that correspond in a barely recognizable way to truth. Do NOT
>> shun Python for CGI because it "would ... perhaps crash a server"
>> (and certainly not in comparison with Java).
>In particular, Zope (built with Python) does do exactly what Python isn't
>supposed to do according to this person; create separate threads for each
Hmm... Doesn't it really keep a pool of threads around? (I wish ps and strace understood
>History of the 20th Century: WW1, WW2, WW3?
>No, WWW -- Could we be going in the right direction?
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