[erlang-questions] Erlang web servers challenge

Amy Lear octopusfluff@REDACTED
Wed Jul 6 22:55:13 CEST 2011

On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:47 PM, Zabrane Mickael <zabrane3@REDACTED> wrote:
> Le 6 juil. 2011 à 21:38, Jon Watte a écrit :
>> Another ambiguous part of the problem as stated:
>> The way the question is worded, I could write a TCP server that accepts a connection, then spits out a static blob of text consisting of static HTTP headers and the contents of the file -- I don't even need to parse the request, because this file is the only thing that the server will serve.
> Funny analysis, but that's a toy web server. In the challenge list, I asked for a real web server instead (I've cited Misultin, Yaws ...).

A toy web server for a toy benchmark. Seems like a perfect match.

Again: You need to define your objectives here, or we're not going to
get anywhere. If your objective is simply "I want to test webservers
according to arbitrary criteria that are not up for discussion", then
I think we're done here.

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