Python equivalent of Perl-ISAPI?

Steve Holden steve at
Mon Mar 20 18:57:56 CET 2006

rurpy at wrote:
> Steve Holden wrote:
>>If you want CGI then there's no need for an ISAPI filter specific to
>>your programming language - you just need to associate .py requests with
>>the Python interpreter.
>>If you want to use Python as an Active Scripting language (i.e. in the
>>same way that VBScript is used) then you can do this by installing the
>>win32all extensions maintained by Mark Hammond and enabling Active
>>Scripting therein.
>>Don't suffer Perl if you don't want to!
> Pure cgi is too slow.  "Active Scripting" means ASP, yes?
> I need something that will do cgi scripts (a lot of which I already
> have
> and can modify but don't want to rewrite extensively, partly because
> of time issues, partly because I want to preserve some degree of
> portability back to a unix environment.).   I want something that does
> for IIS what mod_python does for apache.  Fastcgi looked scary even
> on unix plaforms, seems like an act of desperation on Windows,
Yes, ASP is Active Scripting.

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