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Re: Bug#468183: ITP: monkey -- small webserver based on the HTTP/1.1 protocol

Guus Sliepen dijo [Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 07:55:08PM +0100]:
> > Monkey is a Web Server written in C based on the HTTP/1.1 protocol. The
> > objective is to develop a fast, efficient, small and easy to configure
> > webserver.
> > Although it is very small and does not need much system resources, it
> > has a lot of nice features like Multithreading, Mimetype Support,
> > Virtualhosts, CGI & PHP, Basic Security features (Deny by URL + IP)
> The language the server is written in is not important.  Use the debtags
> system to annotate the package with that kind of information. Also,
> don't use subjective wording like "nice features". There are also too
> much capitals in your description. I suggest the following:
>  Monkey is a small, fast, and easily configurable HTTP/1.1 compliant web
>  server. It uses multi-threading and has support for MIME, virtual
>  hosts, CGI and PHP. It offers basic security features, such as denying
>  access to certain URLs for certain IP addresses.

Even there, it looks very much like other "very small" webservers,
such as boa, bozohttpd, cherokee, fnord, lighttpd, micro-httpd,
mini-httpd or thttpd. What does it do better than any of them? Or
worse? Or different?


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