On 7/16/05, Vincent Foley <vfoley / gmail.com> wrote:
> It's Django Fett, beware!
> 
> Seriously, I don't think a good full-stack web-development framework
> for Python is a bad thing.  Sure, some people may decide to use it
> instead of Rails, but what are you gonna do about that?  We can see
> what they did right and try to bring that to Rails.  I think one of
> most important things to eventually get into Rails is being able to use
> an already-existing database.  I don't know, maybe with a YAML file, a
> legacy.rb file, whatever.  I don't know if django has that, but if they
> do, it might be a good thing t investigate it.

Rails can use existing databases just fine.  You lose some of the
magic stuff, but most of it works fine, AFAIK.