[mod_python] Re: Book on mod_python?

Jim Gallacher jg.lists at sympatico.ca
Fri May 27 10:51:08 EDT 2005

Nicolas Lehuen wrote:
> 2005/5/27, Graham Dumpleton <grahamd at dscpl.com.au>:
>>On 27/05/2005, at 8:04 PM, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
>>>On Fri, May 27, 2005 at 10:01:17AM +0200,
>>> Oyvind Ostlund <Oyvind.Ostlund at cern.ch> wrote
>>> a message of 10 lines which said:
>>>>I am so sure that I once saw a book on mod_python, but now I can't
>>>>seem to find any at all?
>>>Same thing for me but I can swear that I'll buy it immediately if
>>>Graham writes one :-)
>>Maybe next year when I have caught up with the documentation on my own
>>software. :-)
>>Anyway, I am still learning how to use mod_python myself, I must just be
>>good at making it look like I know something. People would actually be
>>shocked at how little actual web development I have done. I get so
>>up in writing the infrastructure and underlying glue, that I never get
>>around to actually using it for anything.
> Well, writing a book is the best way to actually learn something about
> its subject :). It's like when you're teaching a group of people. The
> best experience I've had of this phenomemon is when I was giving some
> Microsoft Word classes to some student ; properly explaining the style
> system requires to actually understand it. I would never have found
> out about anonymous style inheritance otherwise ;).

I used to have a boss that liked to say "you don't truly know something 
until you can teach someone else".


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