Greg Whalin gwhalin at
Tue Dec 7 11:13:51 PST 2004

christopher at wrote:
>>many different areas of our back-end.  My question was whether or not
>>anyone had implemented an HTTP front end to memcached, but really, I
>>just have keepalives in mind when I asked that.  :)
> I'm confused now.  It sounds like you just want to add connection pooling
> and/or request pipelining to the protocol.  Correct?
> Christopher Baus
> ========
> Implementing an HTTP proxy?
> Consider a fast, secure alternative

Keepalives (persistant connections) are already a part of many of the 
clients out there.  That in itself does not warrant switching the 
client/server protocol to HTTP.

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