[Web-SIG] WSGI Servers

Stephen Thorne stephen.thorne at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 07:55:22 CET 2005

On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 23:33:41 +0000, David Warnock <david at sundayta.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Everyone else may disagree but it seems to me that servers are where the
> remaining big gap is for wsgi.
> What I want is to be able to pester hosting services to provide a really
> good, fast, reliable wsgi standards compliant server. I don't care if
> the application deployment is non standard, as long as there is one and
> I can do it without shell or root access. I don't care if I have not got
> plugins, filters etc standardised yet (as long as I will have some way
> to add them without shell or root access).
> This wsgi server must work with python 2.2 or later and it must work
> with apache 1 or 2.
> The rest of my pythonic toolkit is starting to look excellent with
> - CherryPy2 for url mapping, sessions, request and response, filters, is
> wsgi compliant
> - sqlObject for dbms access
> - Kid for templating
> - ElementTree for xml (with cElementTree where it is possible)
> - py.test as the best unit testing tool
> - openanything.py from Mark Pilgrim, dive into python as a standard http
> client. http://diveintopython.org/http_web_services/index.html
> - Ian Bickings wsgi.config also looks like it will soon be in the toolkit.

put all of this in an .rpm and .deb and you're laughing. Hosting
providers don't want to spend hours installing vague software off
dozens of sites. Make it simple, make it easy, make ti just work.


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