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'yaws' is a high performance, light-weight, threaded HTTP 1.1 Web server targeted for the generation of dynamic content. It is written in Erlang, and the server side dynamic content is generated by Erlang code embedded in the HTML code. It is able to ship several thousands of dynamically generated pages per second.


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BSD 2ClauseJanet Casey29 August 2003

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 June 2005.


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