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From Joachim Zobel <>
Subject Re: apache as an application platform?
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2007 21:23:02 GMT
Am Montag, den 11.06.2007, 11:46 -0700 schrieb Brad Harper: 
> The original server is implemented in C++ of varying quality. 

You should have a look at mod_cpp. If it is usable, you avoid talking
directly to the apache C API from C++.

> The apache
> route seems attractive, rather than a Tomcat re-write, since the caching,
> thread-safety, security, etc. is largely handled by httpd. 

Rewriting is actually the easy way out. Apache has reached a level of
complexity where some people consider it easier to write their own httpd
than to use/extend apache.

> I'm hoping that
> much of the domain-specific logic can be re-used and moved into modules.

If you have a good spec for that, rewriting may be easier.


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