Simon Willison’s Weblog


Wednesday, 7th October 2009

There is no WebKit on Mobile. PPK ran 27 tests against 19 different WebKit-on-mobile implementations and found enormous disparities between the levels of support in currently available mobile phones. # 12:23 pm

Python is Unix. Jacob ports Ryan Tomayko’s simple prefork network server to Python. # 11:43 am

I like Unicorn because it’s Unix. Ryan Tomayko analyses Unicorn, a new, pre-forking Ruby HTTP server that makes extensive use of Unix syscalls and idioms, and asks why dynamic language programmers don’t take advantage of these more often. # 11:42 am