David <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| This is what I really like about doing this kind of thing in Lisp -
| being able to fix/enhance the server without stopping it from running.
| Obviously a certain amount of care has to be taken, but I test
| significant things on another copy first, and I've had remarkable
| success in not killing the live server so far.
Ditto. I just added [after lots of testing on a development mirror,
of course!] a major feature to a production web app [Apache + CMUCL +
PostgreSQL] for which the Lisp image has been running continuously since
December, 2004. It was indeed nice to not have to shutdown/restart... ;-}
Rob Warnock <email@example.com>
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