[Web-SIG] WSGI 2.0

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Thu Oct 4 16:48:18 CEST 2007

Phillip J. Eby ha scritto:
> [...]
> WSGI 2.0 does not have a start_response() callable in the first place, 
> so none of these apply.

I thought that the current WSGI 2.0 draft was only, indeed, a draft.
 > [...]
>> 4) the environ dictionary should have a new WSGI-defined variable:
>>     wsgi.asynchronous.
>>     This value should evaluate to true when the server is asynchonous,
>>     that is, the WSGI application is executed in the main process loop
>>     of the server and the WSGI application can be paused after it yields
>>     some data.
> It's always the case that a WSGI application can be paused after it 
> yields data, even in WSGI 1.0.

I was not aware of this.
It may cause some problems to a unaware WSGI application the fact that a 
new "handler" is started "interleaved" with the previous ones.

Regards  Manlio Perillo

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