[mod_python] Promoting Python as web application development language

Jack Diederich jack_diederich at email.com
Sat Aug 24 22:29:59 EST 2002

> * Michael Neel <neel at mediapulse.com> [020824 21:18]:
> > Would it make since to have python.apache.org work the same as
> > jakarta.apache.org?  Then have mod_python, mod_snake, and any other
> > efforts listed as sub-projects.  

mod_snake is dead [modsnake.sourceforge.net] according to the author
zope is well ... zope and has as much to with with Apache as it does IIS,
or squid, or freecell.

python.apache.org seems like a good pragmatic idea, I think the possibility
of a holy war or bruised egos has been over hyped in this discussion.
mod_python is the apache integration that serves the small but growing group
of people writing python web apps with apache.  There isn't much else to
say, lets not lose perspective - it's a sub-domain name (domain sub-name?).

I haven't had time to go over the mod_snake sources yet, but there may
be some good stuff in there.  I don't think that changes anything.
(as a terrible metric, the mod_snake tarball is 100k larger than
mod_python).  If people ressurect some of the code by patching mod_python,


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