[log in to unmask] quoted and then wrote: >Sorry, I wasn't specific enough in my requirement. I know >all about cgi, and have done tons of it also (ada or otherwise). > >Instead I need the apache extension capability where a >compiled language is pre-loaded into apache and available >to perl programs, and "embedded perl" web programs >via a special interface language (that must generate a >perl API of some sort). Actually this isn't specific to >apache, but a module for perl. Apache just lets it be >pre-loaded in the httpd's that are spawned at runtime. >- this is available in something from the perlmod family of tools. I don't understand why there is any need to involve Perl at all.