Web Frameworks Excessive Complexity

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Wed Nov 21 20:08:14 CET 2012


On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 10:57 AM, rh <richard_hubbe11 at lavabit.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:12:26 -0800
> Chris Rebert <clp2 at rebertia.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 9:49 AM, rh <richard_hubbe11 at lavabit.com>
>> wrote:
>> > On Tue, 20 Nov 2012 20:41:42 +0300
>> > Andriy Kornatskyy <andriy.kornatskyy at live.com> wrote:
<snip>
>> > I'm looking at different technology right now on which to base a
>> > site. I tried pyramid and after install it consumed 92MB of disk.
>> > It seemed large and it turns out that it installed its own version
>> > of python. Seems more complex to me, yet another python on disk.
>>
>> That's how virtualenvs (http://www.virtualenv.org/ ) normally work.
>> Not really Pyramid's fault, it's more a deficiency of the current
>> Python package management tools.
>
> There's still 92MB under pyramid, I just installed a new virtualenv and
> installed wheezy.web, grand total 3.3MB.
>
> What deficiency?

"install[ing] its own version of python"

-- Chris


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