is this whiff/wsgi claim true?

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Sat Sep 26 16:31:23 CEST 2009


On 25 Sep, 02:26 pm, aaron.watters at gmail.com wrote:
>Hi folks.  I just modified the WHIFF concepts index page
>
>    http://aaron.oirt.rutgers.edu/myapp/docs/W1000.concepts
>
>To include the following paragraph with a startling and arrogant
>claim in the final sentence :)
>
>"""
>Developers build WHIFF applications much like they build
>static web content, PHP applications, JSP pages, or ASP
>pages among others -- the developer "drops" files into a
>directory, and the files are automatically used to respond
>to URLs related to the filename.
>**This intuitive and ubiquitous approach to organizing
>web components is not automatically supported by other
>WSGI infrastructures.**
>"""

This sounds like Twisted Web's RPY files:

  http://twistedmatrix.com/projects/web/documentation/howto/using- 
twistedweb.html#auto5

Although you may be talking about something that is more closely tied to 
WSGI than this feature is in Twisted Web.

Jean-Paul



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