Addendum (was: creating a small test server on my local computer)

Mirco Wahab wahab at
Fri Sep 29 21:54:52 CEST 2006

Thus spoke Mirco Wahab (on 2006-09-29 21:32):
> Thus spoke John Salerno (on 2006-09-29 21:13):
>> Irmen de Jong wrote:
>>> John Salerno wrote:
>>>> Ok, this is completely unnecessary so I don't intend to get into stuff 
>>> Why do you need to use Python for the server?
>> Well, perhaps I don't know what I'm talking about. I'm on an XP machine 
> My advice would be (because Apache installations on
> ...

> download a pre-built virtual machine w/Apache and
> Python preinstalled and configured (=> 190MB):
>    ( )
> and give the virtual machine a shared ip number
> on your own network card (mostly trivial) - thats it.
> ...

forget this virtual appliance (above), better use
this one:
 [Python Web Developer Appliance]
 includes a complete set of tools for developing and
 deploying web applications using Python

The only problem here - it's OpenBSD based ;-))

But they have a nice documentation somewhere:


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