<div dir="ltr">How do people feel about me changing <a href="http://rock.pidgin.im" target="_blank">rock.pidgin.im</a> (used for serving http and https <a href="http://pidgin.im" target="_blank">pidgin.im</a> and <a href="http://imfreedom.org" target="_blank">imfreedom.org</a>) from lighttpd to nginx?  They're similar, in that they're minimal, fast, lightweight web servers.  I originally became a fan of them over Apache because they're less vulnerable to the Slowloris[1] attack, although it looks like Apache has <span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:19.1875px">mod_reqtimeout now, which should help.</span><div>
<font color="#000000" face="sans-serif"><span style="line-height:19.1875px"><br></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="sans-serif"><span style="line-height:19.1875px">And I've grown to like nginx over lighttpd because I find the config syntax to be a little easier, and I feel like the project is stronger[2].<br>
</span></font><div><br></div><div>[1] <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slowloris">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slowloris</a></div></div><div>[2] <a href="http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2013/03/01/march-2013-web-server-survey.html">http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2013/03/01/march-2013-web-server-survey.html</a></div>
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