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From Paul Querna <c...@force-elite.com>
Subject Re: Anyone here with knowledge of MPM event?
Date Mon, 15 Sep 2008 19:15:12 GMT
Rustam Abdullaev wrote:
> "Paul Querna" <chip@force-elite.com> wrote in message 
> news:48CE1EBE.90900@force-elite.com...
>> The event mpm is likely the right place to start since it already have a 
>> concept of suspendable 'conections', but how it is done is specific to 
>> HTTP., However, the problems with making a suspendable *request* are much 
>> deeper in the other parts of the core, and less of a problem in the MPMs.
>> ...
> 
> Thanks for the info! Now that I think about it, I could actually live with 
> suspendable connections (not requests).
> 
> Is it possible to add some flags to the EOS metadata bucket? For example, to 
> have a 'continuation' EOS bucket, which would cause the MPM to 'replay' the 
> original http request after a certain time (or on demand). In essence there 
> would be 2 separate requests, but they would share the same connection.
> 
> To me this looks like a fairly small change to the overall architecture. 
> Most changes would be inside the Event MPM.
> 
> Thoughts? Is this possible? 

What you are describing is HTTP Keep Alive[1], and the Event MPM already 
does this :-)

-Paul

[1] - http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec8.html




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