Python v PHP: fair comparison?

Steve Holden steve at
Thu Nov 16 11:46:45 CET 2006

James Cunningham wrote:
> 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.

So you thin a single counter-example disproves an assertion that begins 
with "practically all"?

>>> 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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