[Seaside] About Seaside 3.0

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Sun Jul 13 19:46:06 UTC 2008

I understand what you mean by reliability (running 20 servers and  
killing the ones not running)
but pay attention, squeak vms is not = to smalltalk vms.

> No, that's very reassuring.
>> Where is the problem?  Is it Seaside,
>> or dialect-specific?
> Smalltalk images do a lot of things as a consequence there are very
> lot of things that can go wrong. Smalltalk images were never
> engineered for reliability. One rouge thread can take down the whole
> image. Contrast that to Apache which was engineered for reliability.
> An Apache module can segmentation fault and Apache keeps running.
> Compare that to the Squeak image where the UI event thread can
> interact in very interesting ways with the GC.
>> I am accustomed to my Smalltalk images running
>> strong when the OS is starting to crumble around them.
> Good for you.
> Cheers
> Philippe
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