easiest transition for a PHP website to move to Python?

Lothar Scholz llothar at web.de
Sat Jan 31 02:02:30 CET 2004


"Diez B. Roggisch" <deets_noospaam at web.de> wrote in message news:<bvdvr6$96h$05$1 at news.t-online.com>...

> Where exactly is zope not "real" python? Just because it features two
> templating-methods that are for good reasons _not_ python embedded into
> html, its still a python webapp server.

> I never used webware, so I can't compare both, but from what I see it
> appears to me like tomcat (or maybe jboss) the python way. No problem with
> that. But object-relational-mappers are a PITA if you _must_ use them. ZODB
> oth is much more of a object-orientied (not relational, though) database.
> And thats what I love about it - simply create objects, and save them,
> without the need for prior mapping to anything.

Read this

http://zope-is-evil-666.idyll.org/
http://www.amk.ca/python/writing/why-not-zope.html
http://pywx.idyll.org/advocacy/why-not-zope.html 

> 
> For purely content-driven websites, I haven't seen much better solutions
> than ZOPE together with some modern CMS, like PLONE or ZMS. 

Only, as mentionend in other texts, if it is for simple content. 
Otherwise the ZOPE restrictions are quite strong.



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