Python v PHP: fair comparison?

James Cunningham jameshcunningham at
Thu Nov 16 05:04:56 CET 2006

On 2006-11-15 20:59:26 -0500, "walterbyrd" <walterbyrd at> said:

> Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
>> walterbyrd a écrit :
>> You mean there are web hosting companies that are still using Apache
>> 1.3.x ?
> Practically all web-hosters still use Apache 1.3.x. Certainly all of
> the lower priced hosters.

Not true. Dreamhost, at least, uses Apache 2.
>> C'mon, let's be serious. I just ordered a dedibox - a small dedicated
>> web server - for my personal use. It's only 30 euros a month, you know...
> What if I only need 25mb of space? I can that with a PHP hoster for $10
> a year. That is about 1/36th the price that you posting about.
> Maybe you don't mind paying 30 euros a month, but a lot others do.

Of course, you can't get $10 a year plans on Dreamhost. But with deals 
you can get it down to about that low, at least for the first year. I 
suppose I'm lucky enough not to miss $8 a month otherwise.


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