php vs python

Joe soulchaos at
Fri Jan 3 22:23:49 CET 2003

Thankes for the enlightment... ill guess i stick to php then as I'm very
dependen on the apache server.

"Rick Richardson" <rrichardson at> wrote in message
news:mailman.1041625688.13638.python-list at
> It depends on what you're using for the web serving. If you are planning
> using mod_python with apache you won't
> get much that's different from php, It's all got to do with style. People
> who aren't full time programmers often appreciate python's friendly
> wheras php syntax and standard lib is very c++-ish.
> If you're planning on using zope, or twisted as your webserver however,
> will get a completely different web development framework that really
> leverages the features of python that makes it different from other
> languages (flexibility, strong-dynamic typing etc). There's too much to
> as their features, its really a whole new web development paradigm.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: python-list-admin at
> [mailto:python-list-admin at]On Behalf Of Joe
> Sent: Friday, January 03, 2003 12:02 PM
> To: python-list at
> Subject: php vs python
> I was attending a conference about php, and heard talk about some websites
> switching from php to Phyton.
> I have been programming php for some years now and just recently heard
> python used for web programming.
> What can Phyton do for me that php cant't?
> Regards Joe
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