On Feb 20, 2008 11:35 AM, Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ezmobius / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 18, 2008, at 2:33 AM, Martin Duerst wrote:
>
> > == Looking for a successor for cgi.rb
> > Conditions are as follows:
> > * different name than cgi.rb
> > * using MVC separation
>
>
>         May I suggest we use a stripped down version of rack for the cgi.rb
> replacement? http://rack.rubyforge.org/
>
>         I am using this as the basis for my merb web framework. I know that
> rails is thinking of switching to use it also. Many of the other newer
> ruby web platforms re using it as well. We plan to use rack as the
> interface to rubyland in mod_rubinius.
>
>         I think this would make a very suitable replacement for cgi.rb. I
> would be happy to volunteer to spearhead the work on getting this into
> the stdlib.
>
> Thoughts?

Seconded, though I wish Rack would use a more Rubyish API than
big-hash-in/conventional-array-out.

Recent discussion on the rails-core list:
  http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-core/browse_thread/thread/02db664ff5cfed3a

Best,
jeremy