[REBOL] Re: SDK FAQ? Re: Re: time to read
From: greggirwin:mindspring at: 3-Dec-2002 13:13
RPT> This problem was adressed by Arexx with a great solution 20 years ago: a
RPT> process was waiting on a port for string to execute or file name to read and
RPT> execute. You can send message to this port from an Arexx script or with a very
RPT> little executable program from the shell (little because it only read
RPT> parameters and sends a message to the message port).
RPT> And more: the Arexx script can be executed sync or async, with a result value
RPT> or without (and other options).
RPT> Encap is not a solution for this problem.
Agreed, but it's an improvement. FastCGI and LRWP are meant to address
that as well, right? If you write your own web server in REBOL, you
can do anything you want though. :) I think another advantage for
/Base, etc. in a CGI context is the smaller memory footprint.