Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:05 AM.

on daemon (pta, httpRequest=nil) {
	while system.temp.Frontier.startingUp { //6.0, wait here until Frontier has finished starting up
		if (defined (user.webserver.prefs.flWaitDuringStartup)) and (not user.webserver.prefs.flWaitDuringStartup) { //PBS 3/19/99
		thread.sleepFor (1)};
	if httpRequest != nil {
		pta^.request = httpRequest}
	else {
		pta^.request = string (webserver.util.readUntil (pta^.stream, "\r\n\r\n", pta^.timeout))};
	new (tableType, @pta^.requestHeaders);
	pta^.firstLine = webserver.util.parseHeaders (pta^.request, @pta^.requestHeaders);
	if defined (pta^.requestHeaders.Expect) {
		return (webserver.util.buildResponse (417))}; // we can't live up to the client's expectations
	bundle { //now that the headers are parsed, make sure we have the whole body
		pta^.requestBody = "";
		if defined (pta^.requestHeaders.["Content-Length"]) {
			local (len = number (pta^.requestHeaders.["Content-Length"]));
			local (ix = string.patternmatch ("\r\n\r\n", pta^.request));
			pta^.requestBody = string.delete (pta^.request, 1, ix + 3);
			if sizeOf (pta^.requestBody) < len {
				local (bytesToRead = len - sizeOf (pta^.requestBody));
				local (bytes = webserver.util.readBytes (pta^.stream, bytesToRead, pta^.timeout));
				pta^.requestBody = pta^.requestBody + bytes};
			if sizeOf (pta^.requestBody) < len {
				<<we couldn't read the whole body for some reason
				return (webserver.util.buildResponse (400, nil, webserver.util.buildErrorPage ("400 Bad Request", "The request body couldn't be read.")))};
			if sizeOf (pta^.requestBody) > len { // strip off any traling junk
				pta^.requestBody = string.delete (pta^.requestBody, len +1, infinity)}}};
	<<scratchpad.params = pta^; edit (@scratchpad.params)
	scratchpad.httpRequest = httpRequest;
	return ("hello world")}

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.