2 cents on file objects... WAS: RE: [Web-SIG] Bill's comments on WSGI draft 1.4

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Sep 2 16:36:28 CEST 2004

At 03:33 PM 9/2/04 +0100, Alan Kennedy wrote:

>The strength of returning an iterable is that the framework can then 
>control *when* the output is generated and sent. This fits perfectly with 
>python's greatest strength in the web arena: it's simple and powerful 
>mechanisms for event-driven processing.

For clarity's sake, please don't call gateways and servers "frameworks"; 
we're reserving that term for the application side.

>P.S. Phillip, I hope you're not affected by that hurricane!

I'm directly in its path, and have still not yet obtained anything to cover 
my windows with, which is why I'm now signing off discussion indefinitely.  :(

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