Hmmm, I always thought that mod_perl made use of CGI as well.
Note that CGI does not
mean "one request to
server - one new process". CGI is a (simple) protocol between
the server and the application. It defines how information
flows from the server to the application (mostly by environment
variables, and STDIN), and from the application to the
It doesn't mandate the technology. The server might use a
seperate process, but it might use threads or something else.
The problems discussed in this thread are mostly stemming from
the fact HTTP is *stateless*, and people try to use it get