Our team had a discussion yesterday why Spawning might be a good solution for our Python-Django specific Web server. The discussion is still hot on the table and have not come to a conclusion; nonetheless, Spawning does look really promising if we are to extract every ounce of power from a server and utilize its full power. We were questioning if using Apache is like using a “sledgehammer to swat flies”.
Django Project have released Django 1.0 Alpha today (22nd Jul, 2008 IST). If this is the timeline Django would stick to; then, Django 1.0 final release should hit the web on 2nd Sep, 2008. Alpha 1.0 release includes all of the major features due for inclusion in the final Django 1.0.