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Scott Lanning is currently working in Amsterdam at a hotel-booking company. The following interviews and commentaries are for entertainment only. The views and opinions expressed therein do not necessarily represent the views of his employer or even himself.

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Thursday April 26, 2007
08:34 AM

Nordic Perl Workshop

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Heading to Copenhagen tomorrow for the Nordic Perl Workshop. Not giving any talks. Actually, I haven't even looked at the schedule of talks yet.
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  • oh, i didn't know that WHO is running on mod_perl. :)
    • The frontend web [who.int] servers don't really use mod_perl much (aside from rare cases of Mason usage). The static HTML pages are generated by Bricolage [bricolage.cc], however, which runs on mod_perl.
      • oh. had a chance browsing bricolage features. i like the static html generation. took a look at krang and it doesn't seem to do that.

        what's the reason of using bricolage over krang in WHO? (krang created after bricolage? ) other than you are one of the bricolage contributor :)
        • Hmm, I'm pretty sure Krang does generate static HTML....not sure where you got that idea from.

          Yes, Krang was derived from Bricolage. Sam Tregar (Krang creator) used to work on Bricolage, then he decided to make a lighter version of it that suited his particular needs better. The way I think of it (and this is based on things from a few years ago so I don't know what Krang's up to now), Krang is simpler and faster, while Bricolage is maybe more general and powerful; so maybe it's a matter of whether you pre