[Vit-discuss] Ruby-lang web server options.

Hugh Sasse hgs at dmu.ac.uk
Wed Sep 13 09:17:11 EDT 2006

On Wed, 13 Sep 2006, John W. Long wrote:

> Hugh Sasse wrote:
> > I'm thinking that it might be useful to get timestamping turned on.
> > I've read up a bit on things like this, a while back, and I couldn't
> > actually figure out how to get apache to do this, or to add Etags
> > which seems to be difficult on an NFS file system, IIRC, anyway.  It
> > might also benefit the server if mod_gzip were available, (which it
> > may be).  All of these features are intended to reduce bandwith by
> > allowing the client to know that things haven't changed, except for
> > mod_gzip which does it by means of compression.
> > 
> > Anyway, if anyone has good recipes for getting this stuff working
> > I'd be interested for our server.
> If you'd like to write a plugin for Radiant that turns adds these 

Oh, it's radiant, not apache.

> headers I'm totally open to adding the functionality. I think you would 
> need to do is add a couple of before and after filters to the 
> SiteController. The Page object in Radiant does have a updated_at field.

I'll have a look, but I'm completely unfamiliar with the code base.

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