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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: dev question: apreq 2 as a filter?
Date Mon, 26 Aug 2002 17:25:21 GMT
At 11:18 AM 8/26/2002, Joe Schaefer wrote:
>I think the apreq filter belongs somewhere towards the end of the
>input filters (closer to the content-handler than the HTTP_INPUT filter).
>What concerns me here is that whatever mechanism we use to prefetch
>some of the POST data may cause a problem with other filters that are
>injected by the content handler.
>For instance, it would be a bad thing if the content-handler injects
>apreq at the end of the filter chain, then "does something" to cause
>apreq to prefetch some post DATA, and *then* wants to inject utf-8
>somewhere upstream from the apreq filter.

That's easy... when you insert a filter, you can choose to insert it before
or after another filter.  Any filter that wants apreq results before processing
it's own input filtering MUST insert itself behind the apreq filter, after 
the fn to inject and initialize the apreq filter.


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