[Web-SIG] Regarding the WSGI draft

Robert Brewer fumanchu at amor.org
Thu Aug 26 22:50:12 CEST 2004

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> First, the current situation.  Choice of framework is a high 
> investment for users, because once they choose, they are stuck
> with that framework and possibly server.  The cost to switch
> is extremely high.  It's almost as though every plumbing
> manufacturer makes their own sizes of pipes and connectors,
> so once you choose a vendor, you're stuck with them.
> WSGI changes this scenario by introducing competitive pressure to the 
> server/framework choice.  As soon as enough framework and 
> server developers participate, the others are pushed by network
> effects to do the same.  Users ask, "Why can't I use your
> framework in any WSGI server?" and "Why can't I use any WSGI
> framework in your server?", pushing the slower adopters to either
> join up or be marginalized.

It's on my to-do list for *my* framework already... ;)


Robert Brewer
Amor Ministries
fumanchu at amor.org

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