Simon Willison’s Weblog


Thursday, 1st July 2004

Why PHP Scales—A Cranky, Snarky Answer (via) Less cranky and snarky than you might think. # 9:54 pm

Internet Explorer Is Dangerous (via) Scott Andrew’s personal “switch” campaign. # 9:51 pm

Subject: Moving on...; To: co-workers. Tantek on quitting Microsoft, and the highlights of his MS career. # 7:30 pm

Compile everything with a one-liner

The other day, we noticed that the .py files in our main mod_python application at work did not have corresponding compiled .pyc files. mod_python runs as the unprivileged apache user, which on our server doesn’t have the required permissions to write the compiled .pyc files in to the directories in which our code lives.

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