good cgi framework

Dan Sommers me at
Thu Jul 15 17:47:33 CEST 2004

On 15 Jul 2004 06:33:36 -0700,
r_b_lawson at (Rick Lawson) wrote:

> I have a cheapo web hosting account, but suprisingly it has python
> 2.2. Anyway, I want to do some basic cgi playing around and wonder
> what experience people have with the various frameworks. I'm looking
> at ease of installation with just ftp access (no shell) and
> performance. I think this is what makes php so attractive because on
> your $7.95/month host it "just works". But, God help me, how I hate
> the php syntax, and crappy object support and no exceptions.

Unless there's something it won't do for you, I'd start with the
standard cgi module.  There's nothing to install, and the only drawback
is the (relatively) high startup costs per invocation.  But it works
well enough for my (small, low volume) applications.


Dan Sommers
Never play leapfrog with a unicorn.

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