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Re: mod_octave?

From: Andy Adler
Subject: Re: mod_octave?
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 17:15:46 -0500 (EST)

What would you like mod_octave to do?

Octave has no implentation of CGI handling modules,
to you'd have to do all the painful parsing yourself.

Perhaps you may want to look at using
mod_perl, with Inline::Octave?

or mod_tcl and Paul Kienzle's octave/tcl bindings?


On Wed, 19 Mar 2003, Gavin Jin wrote:

> I browsed through some mailing list  archives  about running octave
> over the web,
> and there were two major roadblocks:
> 1. security
> 2. performance.
> The second issue can be addressed if octave becomes a apache module and
> the performance can be greatly improved especially with the octave
> executable that is built with fast libraries like atlas.
> Mod_octave doesn't have anything to do with being
> secure or not, but for people who only want to offer some
> web applications with their own scripts, it's not a concern.
> Has anyone tried that. I don't know much about apache module,
> but I just installed mod_ruby on my powerMac and I will surely
> like to use octave for web applications.

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