[Mono-devel-list] XSP updates

Gonzalo Paniagua Javier gonzalo at ximian.com
Wed Apr 6 00:49:35 EDT 2005

On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 00:04 -0400, Brian Ritchie wrote:
> Gonzalo,
> I have a number of updates to XSP that I would like to make, but I
> wanted to run them past you before I started submitting patches.
> 1) HTTPS support.  I successfully integrated the Mono.Security
> SslServerStream into XSP and served web pages to clients. (Firefox &
> IE)  The changes are primarily in XSPWorker & XSPWebSource.  I still
> need to make additional changes to jack it into the configuration
> system (options from commandline or config file).  Any preferences on
> how this is implemented?

Without much thinking, I'd like this to be disabled by default and have
and option (--https?) to enable HTTPS support.

The changes to XSPWorker and XPSWebSource are probably minor, right?
Anyway, I'll wait for your code and then comment on it ;-).

> 2) Turn the core of XSP into a library.  I'd like to make a
> Mono.ASPNET assembly (or other name) that could be embedded into other
> programs.  xsp.exe would be a lightweight wrapper for parsing
> command-line, etc.  I have the need to embed the XSP server into my
> AppServer project, and it would be nice to have an assembly from the
> Mono distro instead of copying the code and rolling my own.

Awesome. This is on my TODO list, but I have not got there yet. Probably
Miguel wants to comment on this. Mig?

> 3) OnCreateHost delegate.  My program publishes objects into the
> AppDomain of hosted applications to provide services & collect
> information.  The delegate provides the ability to reattach these
> objects when a AppDomain is reloaded.


/me is happy and waiting patches.


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