[Tutor] Is Python a valid business tool?

R. Alan Monroe amonroe at columbus.rr.com
Wed Jun 23 06:32:05 EDT 2004

> - I have read that Python can be used like Perl CGI
> pages but I've heard that CGI is a resource pig.
> Right? Wrong? Is there another way to use Python on
> the Web?

Depends on the web server and how many hits it will get. If it has to
spawn a new instance of python.exe every time someone hits a page,
yeah, it can be slow. But there are things like mod_python for apache
that fix this problem. Dunno if they make an equivalent for websphere.


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