[Web-SIG] On HTTP Servers and WSGI (was "WSGI in standard library")

Christian Wyglendowski christian at dowski.com
Tue Feb 7 01:49:08 CET 2006

Robert Brewer said (in reference to CherryPy's WSGI server):
>> However, one thing CP's WSGI server currently does *not* have is the
>> ability for the user to configure SCRIPT_NAME. Christian Wyglendowski is
>> working on a patch for that at the moment

Ian Bicking said:
> I think this is a separate issue.  The HTTP server should always set 
> SCRIPT_NAME to ''.

If it is a full blown WSGI compliant HTTP server, why should it do that? 
  Shouldn't it support mounting applications at various points 
(SCRIPT_NAME locations)?  That makes sense to me at least.


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