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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Dynamic configuration for the hackathon?
Date Tue, 01 Apr 2008 13:48:06 GMT

On Apr 1, 2008, at 9:34 AM, Graham Leggett wrote:
> Jim Jagielski wrote:
>
>> This reminds me: a serf BOF or session would, I think, go over
>> quite well :)
>
> A question that has been on my mind for a bit, is "what does serf  
> intend to replace", and "why is it better?".
>
> The impression I have so far is that somehow what we have now is  
> suboptimal, and that serf somehow does it better, but exactly what  
> is suboptimal, and exactly how serf does it better has yet to be  
> clarified.
>

Basically, with serf it's easier to get away from the 1 request/response
cycle being tied to a specific thread/process. serf provides the async
aspects "for free" and abstracts it out for us.


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