DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-09
Re: Fw: new sysinstall
On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 11:05:10AM -0400, Wesley Moxam wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Matthew Dillon" <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, September 01, 2003 12:13 PM
> Subject: Re: new sysinstall
> > Ruby and Python are still candidates. To be able to choose one (or to
> > choose to stick just with PHP4) we need some questions answered:
> > * Since we are web based we need persistent storage that is easy to
> > access. PHP4 has this. Can we get it with Ruby and/or Python?
> Ruby does , persistant storage is made available through the PStore class in
> the base library.
Python does too, various implementation availible. E.g.
Cog Object Database offers semi-transparent persistence.
> I'm not sure about python, but the newest version of ruby (1.8) has an
> intergrated http server library with it makes it easy to write servlet type
> apps. Here's a simple servlet:
Well, Python doesn't include one, but e.g. Medusa looks reasonable and
has the Python License.
> This way you could eliminate apache as a dependancy.
> -- Wes