[web-devel] Re: On the state of Haskell web frameworks

MightyByte mightybyte at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 02:06:38 EDT 2010

Michael Snoyman <michael at ...> writes:

> On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 10:04 PM, Gregory Collins <greg-
Ul5JJHalTl8GkDYIr3kye6xOck334EZe at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> Michael Snoyman <michael <at> snoyman.com> writes:
> > But more to the point: because of WAI, we don't *have* to write the
> > adapter,
> This is the "M*N" VS "M+N" argument that the Rack guys make, which would
> be a perfectly good argument except that for us (pretty much)
> M=N=2. Keep in mind that WSGI (and to a lesser extent, this applies to
> rack) was created in the context of a bunch of webserver backends and
> more than half a dozen huge Python web toolkits, any one of which
> probably had more person-hours invested in it than all of our stuff put
> together.
> I don't really see your point here.

I think I would characterize the core difference between Greg's and Michael's 
approaches to be this:

Michael = Waterfall
Greg = Agile

Although there may also be some minor differences in the scope that they're 
talking about regarding a wai.

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