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Added 'Why did you write all of Django from scratch' FAQ question

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adrianholovaty committed Sep 20, 2005
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@@ -126,6 +126,23 @@ developed precisely because we were unhappy with the status quo, so please be
aware that "because <Framework X>" does it is not going to be sufficient reason
to add a given feature to Django.
Why did you write all of Django from scratch, instead of using other Python libraries?
When Django was originally written a couple of years ago, Adrian and Simon
spent quite a bit of time exploring the various Python Web frameworks
In our opinion, none of them were completely up to snuff.
We're picky. You might even call us perfectionists. (With deadlines.)
Over time, we stumbled across open-source libraries that did things we'd
already implemented. It was reassuring to see other people solving similar
problems in similar ways, but it was too late to integrate outside code: We'd
already written, tested and implemented our own framework bits in several
production settings -- and our own code met our needs delightfully.
Do you have any of those nifty "screencast" things?

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