Subject: Re: Lisp production web development
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 05:36:00 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Edi Weitz  <> wrote:
| Brian Adkins <> wrote:
| > I haven't heard too many good things about mod_<insert favorite
| > language here>, but I have to say that your experience with mod_lisp
| > wrt reliability and performance has made me curious to look into it
| > more.
| Evaluate first before you talk about it.  mod_lisp is not like the
| other mod_language thingies because it's just a lightweight bridge
| between Apache and another process, there's nothing really
| Lisp-specific about it.

Indeed! Perhaps Marc Battyani should have called it just "mod_sock",
except then it would have lost all of the Lisp-proselytizing benefit.
[Historical note: It's basically a cleaned-up version of "mod_jserv",
which wasn't very Java-specific, either.]


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