Ian Bicking: the old part of his blog

Re: The Concurrency Model Debate

Back-in-the-day, I worked at fastengines, the openmarket spinoff that productized the original fastcgi. One of the things we were very clear on is that the advantages were not actually about the concurrency itself, but came in a few areas:

All of this made it quite popular among people who were not advanced developers, who didn't have time or resources to invest in frameworks... but had just gotten an application off the ground using basic CGI :-) So, nothing you'd mistake for "high design"...

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