Simple threaded web-server based on BaseHTTPServer?

Paul Rubin phr-n2002a at
Thu Jan 31 07:48:36 EST 2002

Mark Hammond <mhammond at> writes:
> You almost certainly don't want that for the real world.  Having a
> thread per connection will not scale well at all.

I keep hearing this and don't doubt that it's true, but what's the
problem really?  If using threads in the totally obvious way is too
slow, is the answer to re-architect the server with asyncore, or is it
to fix the thread implementation?  What happens if you use Stackless?

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