Python for CGI scripting

Steve Holden sholden at
Mon Aug 5 19:52:33 CEST 2002

"Dale Strickland-Clark" <dale at> wrote in message
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> Duncan Booth <duncan at> wrote:
> >Another option that works quite nicely is to run your scripts inside a
> >Python web server and use Apache's reverse proxying to merge the Python
> >stuff back into the rest of your website. This is possibly the commonest
> >configuration for running Zope (which is excellent evidence that Python
> >websites really can scale). Even though it sounds like Zope may be
> >for what you want, you could consider extracting the ZServer component
> >using it separately.
> >
> >Doing it this way lets you keep the Python process completely separate
> >the Apache server (even to run it on a separate machine if you wish) and
> >gives you freedom to run multiple python processes with simple load
> >balancing if that should become necessary.
> Are you trying to scare me?

Of course, one option I omitted to mention was "Buy a copy of 'Python Web
Programming' and write your own server in Python" ;-)

from-Amazon-through-the-link-below-if-you-like-ly y'rs  - steve
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