from the you-do-this-while-they-do-that dept.
ttul writes "Stas Bekman (formerly the maintainer of mod_perl) has been quietly building an asynchronous programming framework to build high performance network applications in Perl. His recent Perl.com article describes how he has used the Event::Lib module (that lives on top of the popular libevent library) to write a traffic-shaping email proxy to get rid of spam. Asynchronous programming is challenging at the best of times. Read on to find out how to do it the easy way in Perl."
[Crash programs] fail because they are based on the theory that, with nine
women pregnant, you can get a baby a month.
-- Wernher von Braun