Why would you use this rather than Warbler (for example)?

On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 1:39 AM, Post Tudbc <post / tudbc.org> wrote:
> Try the free tool TudbcJRubyServlet
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> http://www.tudbc.org/tudbcjrubyservlet
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> which is backed by the robustness of any Java EE Servers (e.g.
> GlassFish, Tomcat, Resin, etc.)
>
> Jonny Noog wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am currently working on planning for the redevelopment of a website.
>> This website will be mainly static, the only dynamic functionality that
>> I am envisioning is some server-side includes to make maintenance
>> easier, perhaps a form or two that sends an email etc. No database
>> backend at this stage.
>>
>> I could very easily use straight up PHP to give me this kind of basic
>> functionality, but I prefer Ruby and in this case, I think Rails might
>> be a bit heavy for what I am looking at. So I'm thinking about
>> eRuby/erb.
>>
>> I have read about mod_ruby and mod_rails. Some sources seem to suggest
>> that mod_ruby "has never really worked properly", while others seem to
>> suggest otherwise. I have not been able to ascertain whether mod_rails
>> would allow the use of eRuby/erb without Rails to go with it.
>>
>> So my questions are: Does anyone have any experience with a set up that
>> allows embedded Ruby to be interpreted and served performantly and
>> reliably in (X)HTML pages (say under the .rhtml extension) in much the
>> same way that mod_php does with .php files (I gather this is what
>> mod_ruby is meant to do, but I have read many mixed reviews)? And does
>> mod_rails/mod_rack hold any promise in this regard?
>>
>> Ideally a solution that would allow embedding and serving of .rhtml
>> files outside of a Rails app but also allow the deployment of a full
>> Rails app, say in a sub-domain or something would be awesome, but I'm
>> happy to take it one step at a time.
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