reinventing the web server

Henk Henk
Wed Jun 18 09:46:38 CEST 2003


you might have a look at


On Wed, 18 Jun 2003 09:14:05 +0800, "Simon Wittber (Maptek)"
<Simon.Wittber at> wrote:

>Hello Python People.
>I am very interested in using Python as a web development tool. I have
>investigated mod_python. It was rather difficult to setup, and seemed
>rather clunky.
>I then checked out twisted web, which seemed to work quite well. However
>the rpy files left me cold. All I want is access to the session, form
>and querystrings and some server variables. I don't want all the twisted
>Resource() weirdness. Also, twisted seems to be a bit of a resource hog.
>A simple request was chewing up 10% of my poor Indy's CPU :(
>Is it worthwhile reinventing my own Python web server, the way I want
>it? Or is it a waste of time... and should I be sticking to existing

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