[mod_python] Re: mod_python, debian, apache configuration.

Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy grisha at modpython.org
Sun Mar 7 19:15:56 EST 2004

On Sun, 7 Mar 2004, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> Before writing "Hello, world", you should send HTTP headers, I believe
> (your Apache probably defaults to application/octet-stream):
>     req.content_type = "text/html"
>     req.send_http_header()

A minor correction - on mod_python 3.0 and later there is no need to send
headers, they are sent when needed automatically. This is really a feature
of Apache rather than mod_python. So send_http_header() is a noop.

Setting a content-type, however, sometimes is indeed necessary :-)


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