[Seaside] Zinc as static file server
pdebruic at gmail.com
Sat May 12 17:17:29 UTC 2012
On 05/12/2012 12:52 AM, Sven Van Caekenberghe wrote:
> Thanks for the contribution (again).
You're welcome. Thanks for doing the bulk of the work.
> Yes, this is useful, having an expiration time per mime-type seems a bit heavy, but OK.
I figured that since the mimeType had already been figured out in the
#responseForFileNamed: method to just use it. I'm happy for any revisions.
> BTW, we (or I) definitively need to add If-Modified-Since and 304 Not Modified behavior to ZnZincStaticServerAdaptor.
OK. I added that to the version I just uploaded.
> And I know that you know, but let me repeat that in production situations you definitively have to let apache or nginx serve the statis files, to take load of Seaside.
> Your hack in ZnSeasideStaticServerAdaptorDelegate>>#handleRequest: lets Seaside first try and make an error before you consider static file serving, this almost defeats the purpose of not doing it by Seaside itself. Just a hunch, I haven't tested or benchmarked this.
Does Seaside have the ability to serve files from disk without loading
them into a WAFileLibrary? I couldn't figure that out, or gave up
before trying really. I edit all my CSS and JS in emacs and its a pain
to reload after saving/committing. And for my use case the performance
> But I know you want this for easier development setup, and it is instructive code for others as well.
Its certainly a niche market/product.
> Thanks again,
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