FastCGI (website archive ) is a language-independent protocol based on CGI. It improves performance (at the cost of isolation) by not creating a new process for every request. It competes with SCGI, which is more popular in Tcl-land.
|What||FastCGI for Tcl|
|Where|| https://sourceforge.net/p/tcl-fastcgi/ |
cvs -z3 -d:pserver:[email protected]:/cvsroot/tcl-fastcgi co -P tcl-fastcgi
|Description||An C extension for the Tcl interpreter that implement the FastCGI protocol. Works under Windows as well as *nix.|
|Authors||Tom Poindexter, Christoph Bauer|
RLH 10-18-2006: I read a couple things that indicated there is going to be a push to refine and enhance FastCGI and include it with Apache. The idea is to get away from the mod_<language> and have FastCGI give everyone a robust even playing field. We shall see. Here is a link to the info: [1 ]