Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Glossy-Brochure

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07/21/09 18:21:25 (5 years ago)
Author:
coke
Comment:

remove untrue marketing about perl and unicode, go with the facts. Clarify the mod_parrot statement (tcl, e.g., doesn't integrate so easily)

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    3232=== Unicode === 
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    34 For most of the 90's and the early part of this decade there were two ways to process arbitrary Unicode data. The first way was to write a `perl` script. The second way was to write a `Java` program, then realize that you didn't have your encodings right, and then wrap your `java` code in a `perl` script. 
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    36 Given that Parrot aims to support Perl6, support for Unicode is automatically available. In fact, ''not'' supporting Unicode might be more of a challenge. 
     34Parrot relies on the ICU library for Unicode support. 
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    3836=== Database === 
     
    4240=== Web Server === 
    4341  
    44 It turns out that the `mod_perl6` Apache module is actually built on top of the `mod_parrot` Apache module. And not surprisingly, any language built on Parrot can hook into Apache with < 100 lines of code.  
     42It turns out that the `mod_perl6` Apache module is actually built on top of the `mod_parrot` Apache module. And not surprisingly, any language built on parrot using PCT can hook into Apache with < 100 lines of code.  
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    4644Want to generate your dynamic Thai web pages out of a database from interpreted object-oriented Cobol? You bring the Cobol grammar, Parrot will bring the rest.