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From Leif Hedstrom <>
Subject Re: [APACHECON] Proposed httpd (and related) track
Date Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:25:45 GMT

> On Feb 11, 2015, at 7:11 AM, William A. Rowe Jr. <> wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:06:14 -0700
> Leif Hedstrom <> wrote:
>>> On Feb 10, 2015, at 12:36 PM, Rich Bowen <> wrote:
>>> Here's my proposed httpd (and related) track. If anyone has any
>>> objections, changes, suggestions, whatever, please speak up. Thanks.
>>> Day 1:
>>> * Panel: The Apache Group greybeards: If I'd only known then (Don’t
>>> yet have confirmation of who’s actually going to be there. Brian
>>> has declined to speak on such a panel.) Note if that these folks
>>> don't show up, we'll need to find something to fill this slot with.
>>> Brian has confirmed that he'll attend, but so far I don't have an
>>> absolute confirmation from anybody else from that era.
>>> * What's New In Apache HTTPD 2.4 - jimjag -
>>> * mod_rewrite and friends - rbowen -
>>> * The State of TLS on Apache HTTP Server - wrowe -
>> What are the odds that we can get wrowe to do a “State of TLS in
>> Apache Web Servers”? It’d be really slick, IMO, to present a unified
>> front on how Apache HTTPD, Apache Traffic Server, and Apache Tomcat
>> supports all the various features of TLS and make the world a better,
>> more secure place. I’m sure our respective communities would gladly
>> participate and help Bill with this. 
>> Maybe even something as small as including some slides to show how
>> our Web server solutions provide world class TLS features? As a note,
>> ATS was the first web proxy to get All Green status on Iliya’s “Is it
>> fast yet” TLS comparison chart:
> I think such a talk would be great, perhaps open an adjacent slot before
> or after for a companion session.
> I'd like this presentation already submitted to be a practical approach
> for Apache httpd admins, though.  I can talk at a high level about the
> state of ATS and Tomcat and httpd on the feature level, at the start of
> my session, but would like to spend most of the time on httpd specifics.

Very fair.

> Since you are volunteering me, I trust I can go back to you for slide
> details on the feature subset of ATS?  And I should be able to round up
> someone from Tomcat to do that feature slide(s).  As far as httpd, I had
> already planned a couple of meta slides on features at the beginning.

Absolutely. Lets’ discuss off list, but we (the ATS community) will gladly provide you any
details for a slide or two that you need.

— Leif

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