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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: 3.0 - Proposed Goals
Date Wed, 14 Feb 2007 13:54:06 GMT

On Feb 14, 2007, at 2:33 AM, Paul Querna wrote:

> - Promote and include a external-process communication method in the
> core.  This could be used to communicate with PHP, a JVM, Ruby or many
> other things that do not wish to be run inside a highly-threaded and
> async core.  The place for large dynamic languages is not in the core
> 'data router' process. Choices include AJP, FastCGI, or just HTTP.  We
> should optionally include a process management framework, to spawn  
> these
> as needed, to make configuration for server administrators easier.

This makes a lot of sense, but please NOT AJP... It
seems to be that staying with HTTP is the most scalable,
easiest to debug and troubleshoot, and the most straightforward.
I agree that we need to improve our FastCGI capability as well.

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