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[1.0.X] Fixed #11202 -- Removed mod_python information from FAQ, as i…

…t is no longer the recommended deployment option, in favor of more general pointers to the docs and wiki where deployment is discussed in depth.

r10841 from trunk.  Also updated svnmerge-integrated to indicate r10837 has been merged to the branch.

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@@ -24,18 +24,19 @@ usage.
For a development environment -- if you just want to experiment with Django --
you don't need to have a separate Web server installed; Django comes with its
-own lightweight development server. For a production environment, we recommend
-`Apache 2`_ and mod_python_, although Django follows the WSGI_ spec, which
-means it can run on a variety of server platforms.
+own lightweight development server. For a production environment, Django
+follows the WSGI_ spec, which means it can run on a variety of server
+platforms. See :ref:`Deplying Django <howto-deployment-index>` for some
+popular alternatives. Also, the `server arrangements wiki page`_ contains
+details for several deployment strategies.
If you want to use Django with a database, which is probably the case, you'll
also need a database engine. PostgreSQL_ is recommended, because we're
PostgreSQL fans, and MySQL_, `SQLite 3`_, and Oracle_ are also supported.
.. _Python:
-.. _Apache 2:
-.. _mod_python:
.. _WSGI:
+.. _server arrangements wiki page:
.. _PostgreSQL:
.. _MySQL:
.. _`SQLite 3`:
@@ -79,40 +80,6 @@ with bug fixes and security updates by the Python development team, so
continuing to use a Python 2.x release during the transition should
not present any risk.
-Do I have to use mod_python?
-Although we recommend mod_python for production use, you don't have to use it,
-thanks to the fact that Django uses an arrangement called WSGI_. Django can
-talk to any WSGI-enabled server. Other non-mod_python deployment setups are
-FastCGI, SCGI or AJP. See
-:ref:`How to use Django with FastCGI, SCGI or AJP <howto-deployment-fastcgi>`
-for full information.
-Also, see the `server arrangements wiki page`_ for other deployment strategies.
-If you just want to play around and develop things on your local computer, use
-the development Web server that comes with Django. Things should Just Work.
-.. _WSGI:
-.. _server arrangements wiki page:
-How do I install mod_python on Windows?
- * For Python 2.4, grab mod_python from `win32 build of mod_python for
- Python 2.4`_.
- * For Python 2.4, check out this `Django on Windows howto`_.
- * For Python 2.3, grab mod_python from and read
- `Running mod_python on Apache on Windows2000`_.
- * Also, try this (not Windows-specific) `guide to getting mod_python
- working`_.
-.. _`win32 build of mod_python for Python 2.4`:
-.. _`Django on Windows howto`:
-.. _`Running mod_python on Apache on Windows2000`:
-.. _`guide to getting mod_python working`:
Will Django run under shared hosting (like TextDrive or Dreamhost)?

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