[Web-SIG] Regarding the WSGI draft

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Aug 26 22:45:01 CEST 2004

At 01:25 PM 8/26/04 -0700, Titus Brown wrote:
>in practice it is relatively easy
>to implement a framework that fits on top of all of the existing
>adapters (CGI, mod_python, etc.)

How about FastCGI?  Medusa?  Twisted?  ZServer?  SCGI and PCGI?  ReadyExec?

It's only "relatively easy" in that you can define your own WSGI-like 
protocol, make adapters for some subset of the existing servers and 
gateways, and then document that protocol.  There's no sense in duplicating 
those efforts for each framework and each server or gateway in an N*M 
explosion, especially since the coverage in practice is quite incomplete, 
despite being "relatively easy" in principle.

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