[mod_python] Why are you using mod_python?

Scott Chapman scott_list at mischko.com
Mon Apr 7 08:30:50 EST 2003

On Friday 28 March 2003 21:14, Frank S. Fejes III wrote:
> On a somewhat tangential note, I think mod_python documentation reflects
> strangely on what target audience might be interested in the module. 
> Almost all introductions I've seen to mod_python begin with a tutorial on
> creating a handler.  I'd venture a guess that writing handlers is what
> fewer than 1% of web developers want to do with an apache module initially.
>  In my experience, most people want to write some code and have it run
> faster than it would run under straight CGI...they don't want to write
> custom handlers.

I very much agree with you.  The docs could use some improvment in this area.


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