[Haskell-cafe] RE: haskell for web

Bjorn Bringert bringert at cs.chalmers.se
Tue Jul 17 19:14:57 EDT 2007

On Jul 18, 2007, at 0:27 , brad clawsie wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 12:17:12AM +0200, Hugh Perkins wrote:
>> On 7/17/07, Martin Coxall <pseudo.meta at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I wonder why 'we' aren't pushing things like this big time. When  
>>> Ruby
>>> took off, more than anything else it was because of Rails.
> i agree that web programming is a domain that cannot be ignored
> i have wondered what it would take to get a mod_haskell for apache
> wash looks interesting, but very few companies and isps are going to
> run a niche fastcgi platform (even those already running
> rails). apache is still the de facto open serving platform.

If you use Network.FastCGI, and compile (linking statically is a good  
idea as well) on your own machine, you can run Haskell code on any  
web host that supports FastCGI. That's what I do with Hope, http:// 


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