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- Subject: Re: Homemade email system using LuaSocket and LuaPOP3
- From: Petite Abeille <petite.abeille@...>
- Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 20:25:34 +0200
On Sep 19, 2011, at 8:12 PM, Tim Caswell wrote:
> I don't know much about lua's standard network API's,
There is none., but LuaSocket is the closest to it:
But not necessarily suited for server side application. YMMV.
> but I'm working on
> binding to libuv (the network layer in nodeJS) to LuaJIT. <
> It's still a ways off, but it should make building the network half of such
> servers really easy.
Or one could outsource the entire networking part to something like tcpserver  or such.
On the other hand, sometime it's not so straightforward to decouple the networking from the protocol itself (e.g. STARTTLS). Sigh.
> Any parser logic can be shared as long as it's
> implemented to not do I/O itself.
Well, a parser need to read some input, write some output, manipulate the network connection.