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From Mladen Turk <>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Remove older of the two BIO AJP connectors
Date Fri, 03 Apr 2009 17:24:28 GMT
Costin Manolache wrote:
> +1 on removing from trunk.
> IMHO AJP as a protocol is a dead end - it is not worth extending,

Agreed. It has to many limitations to satisfy the
modern webserver/backend connector.

> and certainly not
> worth creating a new protocol. We need to pick one of
> thrift/protobuf/hessian for
> marshaling, and start doing some mux-ing in the protocol.

All those framework you mention are just helpers for
*building* the custom protocol. They actually mandate
that we will have one but now hidden inside some IDL
language description. Any such framework makes
almost impossible to change the protocol specification
while preserving backward compatibility
(One huge problem why AJP is not usable any more)

I'm kind of more fun of

At least it's human readable and already working :)


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