On Feb 20, 4:37 pm, "Jeremy Kemper" <jer... / bitsweat.net> wrote:
> On Feb 20, 2008 11:35 AM, Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ezmob... / gmail.com> wrote:
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> > On Feb 18, 2008, at 2:33 AM, Martin Duerst wrote:
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> > > == 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.

I think it's only a good idea if API is much improved. I've use Rack
too and it works well, but the API is rather painful.

T.