[sword-devel] New Project Idea: MozSword
Sat, 07 Sep 2002 07:45:10 +0600
> Would the idea thought of add any functionality or would it be
> just yet another front-end to something that is already a front-end,
> thus slowing things down?
Yes, it is two level front-end. But it is not a significant slowing down as
Sword Server will be a specialized program and so will be fast.
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> > On Fri, 6 Sep 2002 email@example.com wrote:
> > > _Diatheke is slow_ (especially because of using it with slow web
> > > servers).
> > > Consider my future Sword Server (It will serve through TCP). (I have
> hope to
> > > make the fist release inside two weeks...)
> > I'm not sure where you're coming from with this. Perhaps you're
> > expecting
> > something other than what is actually happening or you're unclear on
> > portions of the retrieval take the longest time.
> > The majority of time spent on a request is and always will be due to
> > network latency. And you can't fix that.
> Some guys (including me) use diatheke locally (run web server and
> browser on the same PC). In this case a slow web server (Apache is)
> causes more delay than the browser. So throwing away web server from the
> system would increase speed several times!
Victor Porton (firstname.lastname@example.org)