PEP 594 cgi & cgitb removal

Jon Ribbens jon+usenet at unequivocal.eu
Sat May 25 15:00:07 EDT 2019


On 2019-05-25, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 05/24/2019 04:27 AM, Jon Ribbens via Python-list wrote:
>> Sorry, in what sense do you mean "Serverless is CGI"?
>> 
>> As far as I can tell, it's just a script to automatically upload
>> bits of code into various cloud providers, none of which use CGI.
>
> Not really.  Serverless just means stateless web-based remote procedure
> calls.  This is by definition what CGI is.

No, it isn't. CGI is a specific API and method of calling a program
in order to serve a web request. It isn't a shorthand for "any
web-based remote procedure call".


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