persistent CGI pattern at google.com (was why python?)

JanC usenet_spam at janc.invalid
Sat Nov 20 22:41:44 CET 2004


francois lepoutre schreef:

>> Google itself is a python success story - for example this here:
>>  https://adwords.google.com/support/bin/topic.py?topic=102
> 
> Sure, it looks like google.com is using some kind of
> cgi process to run python code. Kind of good news
> for those selling python-based stuff.
> 
> I expect google use some sort of persistency layer
> (mod_python, fastcgi ...) to run their python cgi code
> effectively.
> 
> Anyone knows the way their python code is delivered
> at adwords ?

I see Python used for their knowledge base, not for adwords?

<http://gmail.google.com/support/bin/topic.py?topic=1>
<http://adwords.google.com/support/bin/topic.py?topic=1>
<http://groups.google.com/support/bin/topic.py?topic=1>

IIRC their web spiders were, and maybe still are, (partially?) written in 
Python?

I'm not sure where they use Python otherwise...


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