Difference between MOD_PYTHON and the CGI module

Markus Jais mjais at web.de
Tue Sep 24 07:06:24 EDT 2002

Gumuz wrote:

> What are the differences, if any?
> Am i mixing up to things here?
> Suppose I'd like to use python as a 'replacement' for PHP, what do I use?
> thanks,
> gumuz

with mod_python you have the python interpreter within apache
as with mod_perl. this is faster and also allows you to access
the apache api which lets you do much more things like plain CGI.

if you want to compete with PHP I think mod_python would be better.


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