In which Chris ponders questions about the http framework we work on together, Boltzmann. (It was extracted from our work on entropic, hence the entropy-related name.)
just spent a few hours doing necessary care and maintenance on this http framework. i’m now asking myself the 1am questions, like “is this work valuable? are the oddball experimental approaches we took aligned with the values of the project, and ar…
This was one of the more interesting revelations from our recent work shipping a Rust http service to production. Node is… no longer a clear win anywhere for me. Maybe rendering web pages.
(speed is at a distant fourth because, well, as I've seen recently, I don't have to pay much (any?) ergonomic cost to blow node out of the water with a rust http server w/r/t latency AND transactions per second.)
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