[plt-scheme] plt-web-server configuration

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Oct 27 17:36:25 EDT 2008

As an aside, dispatch.plt definitely DOES NOT reinvent the web server
(in particular, you use the web-server with it.) It provides a way of
writing PHP-style Web applications in Scheme, which can be very
useful, if you aren't going to use the continuation features of the


On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 3:26 PM, Marek Kubica <marek at xivilization.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Oct 2008 15:02:52 -0400
> "Matt Jadud" <jadudm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't mean to start some kind of A vs. B discussion here, but I did
>> want to challenge your notion that dispatch.plt is only for large
>> sites. It made writing a small, simple RESTful servlet an easy thing.
> Ok, I was generalizing a bit too much. I'm absolutely sure that
> instaweb.plt and (especially) dispatch.plt are quite useful but you
> have to understand that now that I eally started doing stuff in Scheme,
> there's quite a lot of concepts which wait to be mastered. I just
> thought that it's not that smart to reinvent the PLT web server
> dispatching again using dispatch.plt. And I believe that I'm now really
> close to get the default server dispatching to work as I want it to.
> regards,
> Marek
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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