Re: [twsocket] Is there a way to download a file in threads?

2005-04-15 Thread Francois Piette
I am sorry for disturbing you but I am not sure I understood your point. Isn't ICS in competition with other components like The support mailing list is defenitely not the place to discuss about competitors or compare features or design decisions and goals. Use borland winsock forum or other

RE: [twsocket] Is there a way to download a file in threads?

2005-04-14 Thread Bjørnar Nielsen
The only shortcoming of ICS is the web server which has no official and/or optimized CGI/ISAPI component and by design async which is bad for a web server. SZ, why do you think async design is bad for a webserver? Regards Bjørnar -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket

Re: [twsocket] Is there a way to download a file in threads?

2005-04-14 Thread Fastream Technologies
Hello, Well, async cannot take advantage of multi-processor systems. Also for CGI and ISAPI execution, threads seem to be a better way. And all the commercial Web servers I know such as IIS and Apache chose it for these reasons. Best Regards, SZ - Original Message - From: Bjrnar

RE: [twsocket] Is there a way to download a file in threads?

2005-04-14 Thread Primož Gabrijelčič
Well, async cannot take advantage of multi-processor systems. Also for CGI and ISAPI execution, threads seem to be a better way. And all the commercial Web servers I know such as IIS and Apache chose it for these reasons. You are mixing up two factors. Even on multi-processor system, one

Re: [twsocket] Is there a way to download a file in threads?

2005-04-09 Thread Fastream Technologies
I used to do that with our FTP client. This approach requires many extra coding with critical sections and so on.. The best way that Francois convinced me is to do async coding on the client side and even on FTP/POP3/SMTP servers. The only shortcoming of ICS is the web server which has no