[swift-server-dev] Why not rely on existing models?

Chris Hanson chanson at apple.com
Tue Nov 1 20:21:39 CDT 2016

On Oct 26, 2016, at 2:59 AM, Brent Royal-Gordon <brent at architechies.com> wrote:
>> Even if I understand some people might want built-in HTTP handler in a client/server app, I don’t really understand why all existing initiatives take this road.
> This trend seems to have started with Rails

Just as a point of history, WebObjects did this in the mid-1990s. The built-in web server was used primarily for development purposes.

WebObjects applications were generally deployed using a different WOAdapter entirely, rather than do something like reverse-proxy the built-in server.

  -- Chris

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