Sockets and messaging services

Laurent Szyster laurent.szyster at
Tue Nov 13 15:58:09 CET 2001

Stephen wrote:
> I have a CGI script which takes a HTTP request then sends
> a message to a custom server built on top of SocketServer.ThreadingTCPServer.
> Not that there is much chance of webserver CGI saturating the latter,
> but does Python have a messaging framework, similar to JMS for Java ?

Not that I'm aware.

However, why reinvent the wheel and a new messaging framework?

IMHO the SMTP and POP protocols provide the same benefit (and there
are Python modules for those protocols).


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