[OSM-dev] C++ implementation of the API
Stefan de Konink
skinkie at xs4all.nl
Fri May 23 19:13:45 BST 2008
Frederik Ramm schreef:
>> Do we need an Apache server?
>> Why not writing (in c/c++) a small daemon listening on another port
>> (e.g. 8080) and having a pool of threads translating from GET requests
>> to mysql querries and from mysql results to xml?
> Famous last words: "Let's just write a small HTTP daemon..." ;-)
> Sure it's possible but you'd end up firstly not supporting a lot of
> stuff that you get for free if you use an Apache server (e.g. keepalive,
> output compression, HTTPS support) and secondly you're very likely to
> introduce tons of bugs and security holes that the Apache folks have
> long since thought of.
As mentioned before. Take a look at cherokee and their module structure.
:) You got the best off all worlds :)
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