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Aleksandar Lazic al-nginx at
Sat Oct 7 14:48:12 MSD 2006

On Sam 07.10.2006 03:29, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>On 10/7/06, Aleksandar Lazic <al-nginx at> wrote:
>>BTW: Just for my curious where have you heard about nginx, I just ask
>>      because I have posted on the cherokee list the link and was
>>      supprised that not many people know about nginx?!
>The only reason I found out about it is that a friend of mine mentioned
>it when I was looking for a high performance reverse HTTP proxy
>server. I'm not entirely sure where he found out about it. It turns out
>that I ended up using it first, had a great experience with it, and now
>he is also using it in production. At the time that he mentioned it, he
>hadn't tried it yet.
>The convincing factor for me to try out nginx, despite the fact that it
>was very obscure, was that it had a FreeBSD port available and that's
>my deployment platform. I also didn't have any problems compiling it on
>my workstation (Mac OS X). If it wasn't in FreeBSD ports or if it was
>difficult to compile in Mac OS X then it's likely that I'd have never
>tried it.

Thanks for answer.

>I've been especially impressed by the frequency of updates and the
>detailed descriptions of which bugs each update fixes, so that I know
>which updates I should perform immediately and which ones I can wait
>on. The fact that I can safely try an update and revert if necessary is
>an added bonus.

I'am with you here the *clear* and *transparent* Changes are very



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