saving state in Python/CGI

Gerhard Häring gerhard.haering at
Fri Sep 20 20:49:30 CEST 2002

Frank Gibbons wrote in comp.lang.python:
> Hi,
> I've been using Python (and Jython) for about 5 months now. So far,
> so great. I'm building a CGI app that has about 5 different stages,
> and I need to maintain state between them.

CGI sucks. What else is new?

> I need access to the data on each page, yet don't want to pass it as
> a hidden field,

Many people, including me, use a relational database for saving state
in a CGI environment.

-- Gerhard

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