--- MJ Ray
<markj+comp.lang.ruby / cloaked.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> chad fowler <chadfowler / yahoo.com> writes:
> 
> > [...]  We're simply looking to implement
> > a high  quality application server that models, at
> a
> > low level, how the web works (request/response,
> etc.)
> > in a scalable and highly available fashion. [...]
> 
> Here's an interesting question: is request-response
> really relevant to
> web application development?  It's not the sort of
> thing the app
> developer really needs to deal with, beyond knowing
> that they need to
> ask questions of the user at regular intervals.  The
> actual mechanics
> of request-response should be taken care of by the
> server.  Sounds
> like yours is a stepping stone to that.
> 

This would be an attempt to really do Request/Response
"right", so that others could build frameworks on top
that abstract the details away.  IOWA is a good
example.  I'm sure there will be others.

Chad

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