[Seaside] VisualWorks + WebServers
avi at dabbledb.com
Wed Jul 25 18:49:22 UTC 2007
On 7/25/07, Martin Kobetic <mkobetic at cincom.com> wrote:
> On that note I'd like to mention one change that I felt compelled to make. The WAFile class is designed to hold onto its contents as an internal collection (ByteArray, String, whatever). I added a subclass WAFileStream with the same API allowing to hold onto it as a stream. That still allows using purely internal stream, but opens up the possibility to use an external stream as well. This is obviously aimed at being able to stream contents of a file straight from the socket to the disk as the request is being parsed and then provide the WAFile object on top of the new external stream. Would this kind of change be something of interest ? Maybe for the ongoing 2.8 development effort ?
That's definitely of interest, at least to me.
> Finally, I should say that we have yet to address what's referred to as "streaming" in the web-app space. To be honest it's still not quite clear to me what specifically it means at the HTTP level.
I think what people usually mean is "Transfer-Encoding: Chunked".
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