Next plug meeting: Django

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at
Fri Apr 6 00:07:53 MDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-04-05 at 10:32 -0600, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> Using Django doesn't mean you have to use its buggy ORM, right?  Can't
> you just use a better system, like SQLalchemy?

You can, but you miss out on the bulk of the benefits that Django


P.S. They have a pretty good doc that goes into their philosophy of
coupling (and every other aspect of the project).

Loose coupling -
A fundamental goal of Django’s stack is loose coupling and tight
cohesion. The various layers of the framework shouldn’t “know” about
each other unless absolutely necessary.

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