inets & PHP
Fri Nov 25 10:43:12 CET 2005
Would YAWS support fastcgi http://www.fastcgi.com/ ?
On 11/25/05, Claes Wikstom <> wrote:
> Corrado Santoro wrote:
> > Sanjaya Vitharana wrote:
> >> Since, inets in the official erlang doc I thought that.
> >> No, not tried yaws yet.
> >> I think we can create something like mode_php to support PHP on inets.
> >> Are
> >> anybody already did that ?
> > If you want a feature like that of PHP, but with Erlang, I think it's
> > better to use YAWS, since it allows you to embed Erlang code in HTML
> > pages (like PHP but using Erlang as programming language). It is very
> > powerful and you can exploit the whole Erlang runtime library.
> > For me, using inets+PHP is something useless: for example, what is the
> > advantage of inets+PHP with respect to Apache+PHP?
> Actually it's not such a bad idea and Yaws does indeed support
> php pages. I use it when I want to run some PHP package on
> my Yaws site. Obviously Yaws only supports PHP over the CGI
> interface making it considerably slower for Yaws to ship php
> pages than for apache.
> On the other hand, we may take confort in the fact that yaws
> ships .yaws pages a lot faster than apache ships .php pages
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