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From ga...@main.slink.com (Garey Smiley)
Subject Re: New feature: TGI?
Date Thu, 07 Dec 1995 19:42:14 GMT
On Thu, 7 Dec 1995 07:47:10 -0800 you wrote:

>At 09:16 PM 12/6/95 -0600, new-httpd@hyperreal.com wrote:
>>> 
>>> Benefits as I see then: (this is open to interpertaion ;-)
>>> 	- Speed.
>>> 	- Allows for complex applications.
>>> 	- Any where you can put a URL (href, img, get, post, etc.) 
>>> 	  a TGI deamon can be called to do something.
>>> 	- TGI  deamons can be started and stoped as needed
>>> 	  without stoping the server.
>>> 	- Rights to access TGI URLs are still controlled by the 
>>> 	  server's standard access control (access.conf, .htaccess, etc.).
>>
>>These features are all available in the module API that Robert Thau
>>provided us in Apache. 
>
>Um not quite, from what I understand this also allows you to create
>portable modules, if I implement TGI for Netsite [ack!] then the modules
>would be interchangeable between servers compiled for the same OS/CPU
>architecture?

That should work.

>> That was my initial confusion about TGI.
>>It's basically just another level of abstraction from the module API.
>>Now if it could give us the ability to load Perl or Java applications
>>into a module slot, you'd have something.... :-)
>
>Maybe but maybe they provide better doco :)

Take a look at http://bws.roma.ccr.it/httpd2doc/httpd2in.html for more
details.


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