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From Olaf van der Spek <>
Subject Re: Single-threaded/non-blocking frontend and multi-threaded/processed backend
Date Tue, 10 May 2005 17:49:23 GMT
On 5/10/05, Phillip Susi <> wrote:
> Why have a separate 'frontend' and 'backend'?

Because for example PHP is not thread-safe and PHP may (easily) crash
(and you don't wish to allow that to crash the entire server).
Or because you wish to run one backend as user A and another backend as user B.

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