python as a web glue ?

Tim Roberts timr at
Sat Mar 15 08:15:13 CET 2003

"shagshag13" <shagshag13 at> wrote:

>Nikolaus Wagner wrote:
>> um, whaddya mean?
>> Just setup your apache webserver and use mod_python with that.
>well i'm reading things about zope, isn't it more adapted than using apache
>+ mod-python ?

Zope is a powerful system, but it is a "way of life".  Once you go Zope,
you really have to do things the Zope way.  That's certainly a fine way to
go, if you're going to be doing a big job, but for many small tasks, Python
CGI scripts are much lighter weight and easier to grasp.
- Tim Roberts, timr at
  Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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