[Openmcl-devel] Transfer the contents of a file to a tcp stream

rm at fabula.de rm at fabula.de
Wed May 4 11:42:09 PDT 2005

On Wed, May 04, 2005 at 06:10:03PM +0100, Daniel Barlow wrote:
> rm at fabula.de writes:
> > probably make a lot of perceptable difference. Hmm, once you start serving
> > lot's of images, then i'd worry. But Lispers probably don't server porn :-/
> They might not serve it, but some of them are indexing it ;-)
>     I should also add that what lisp is used for on booble is pretty
>     simple- could have been done with any scripting language- but it
>     is so clear in lisp- it is really so much nicer than it would have
>     been in any other language... when you occasionally have to deal
>     with 5 million visitors a day, that helps... wish I had written
>     the whole damned thing in lisp from the get go....

Agreed, Lisp is _so_ nice to do Web stuff in. But, to stay on topic
(sendfile, not porn): once you need to "look" at the stuff you transfer
(like for indexing) sendfile(2) isn't usefull.

 Cheers RalfD

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