Quoting "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>: > > > > a little http server (it isn't that much work) for Ada, ... > > > Looking at RFC 2616, "little" isn't the word that comes to mind, > > > even after tossing everything related to cacheing. What do you > > > have in mind? > > > > > http://developer.java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticle s/Networking/Webserv > > er/index.html > > > > "The following code implements a simple, multithreaded HTTP server in a > > few hundred lines of Java code." > > It's not _just_ a few hundred lines of Java. It's about four hundred > lines that make many more lines worth of API calls. As many lines of Ada > could easily make the same calls and probably more reliably. > I get the impression that you think I was suggesting that Java might be better than Ada for this. I wasn't. I was suggesting that something similar could be done in _just_ a few hundred lines of Ada. Of course the _same_ API calls can be made if you use Cafe1815 (just as easily as Java, once I finish grinder).