[web-devel] FilePath in WAI
vagif.verdi at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 00:11:05 CEST 2012
Switching to ByteString does not break windows applications. WAI can be
perfectly used on windows for development, testing, even production use unless
you are building next Facebook :)
In order to see considerable degradation in performance from switching to
ByteString on windows, your web application really need to have a huge traffic.
But then again why would you host it on windows in this case ?
On Friday, June 15, 2012 03:03:06 PM Thomas Hartman wrote:
> I don't go anywhere near windows, but I disagree anyway.
> Making it possible for windows users to at least test this out is a
> potentially significant factor in adoption.
> The other frameworks play nicely with windows. WAI should too.
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 3:00 PM, Vagif Verdi <vagif.verdi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Considering that we are talking about the web server, it would be safe to
> > assume that most people would not run it on windows for production use.
> > So i say WAI should switch to ByteString, and let the windows users be
> > penalized just a little bit. You can't please everyone.
> > On Friday, June 15, 2012 02:47:15 PM Johan Tibell wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Greg Weber <greg at gregweber.info> wrote:
> >> > The ticket would be to switch the standard libraries to use
> >> > system-filepath, which probably requires a mailing list discussion
> >> > somewhere, a lot of boring changes of code, and a more inconvenient
> >> > API for end users. I will wait for Text to become standardized first
> >> >
> >> > :)
> >> The FilePath issue has been discussed at length before. The problem is
> >> that different OS:es define file paths to be different things (i.e.
> >> Unicode or bytes.) The FilePath type somehow has to bridge that, that
> >> will be difficult. My main grip with FilePath right now is that it's
> >> not an abstract type.
> >> -- Johan
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