Recent blog entries for mortis

Another version of Pas got released. Which is mostly just documentation.

I extracted the exception handling object and code into it's own module now, the prototype of which is available here, and am in the process of seeing if CPAN will be interested in it.

Just released a new version of Pas (0.1.14). It now can be configured as an Apache Request handler -- this brings it alot closer to how the 'standard' application servers operate. It now includes an outbout HTML filter so it can support sessions for browsers that don't support cookies. The request handler also has persistience for the registered application modules -- which should speed things up a good bit.

As far as support for Postgres goes, I'm still banging my head against Postgres's support for large objects. I couldn't get an update to work correctly without blowing away the existing lob. The lo_create/lo_open function still fail periodicly, and since they don't work reliabily, I'm not sure Postgres based sessions will be a real option....

Lately? I've been working on the second version of Pas, a Perl application server work-alike. We've used an older generation of this architecture for a large ecommerce site where I work, and had alot of success with it.

New Advogato Features

New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.

Keep up with the latest Advogato features by reading the Advogato status blog.

If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!