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From Jonathan <>
Subject Re: [RT] what's the roadmap?
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2006 20:49:08 GMT
I'd love to see libapreq2 in httpd base and the perl glue in mod_perl  

i think it would be best for all three projects.

On Feb 20, 2006, at 2:25 PM, Joe Schaefer wrote:

> Now that we've got a release of libapreq2
> out the door, it's a good time to think about
> the direction of the project going forward.
> So let's take a look at where we are now,
> and figure out where we want to be in a year
> from now, and map out some goals for getting
> there.
> Right now we have a handful of active committers,
> with myself volunteering to play RM;  pgollucci has
> volunteered to improve the website & docs, which are
> priorities now, and randyk supports the win32 platform.
> Other committers like maxk provide review and oversight,
> although not for the release tarball this time.  This
> time we got lots of help from httpd'ers, who have
> expressed an interest in seeing this list absorbed
> into dev@httpd.
> I think that's a good idea, so long as dev@httpd
> can withstand the occasional question about our
> perl glue.  Someday I'd actually like to see
> trunk/glue/perl moved over to mod_perl's trunk,
> and our C code folded into httpd somehow, but
> that may take some time doing.  Anyways, since
> we're mapping out goals in this thread I think
> that should be our long-term one.
> Getting there would involve moving this list into
> dev@httpd, and our commit list to cvs@httpd; tackling
> the automake problem, writing better docs/webpages,
> improving the maintainability of the codebase.
> We'd have to stop trying to be an aggregation
> point for the httpd and mod-perl communities, and
> instead work more directly within each community.
> I think people are generally too busy with their
> respective projects to build this community into
> a separate TLP, and our scope can stay smaller without
> trying to be a separate project: we can just be
> about the Perl and C apis as we have always been.
> Glue writers for other languages seem to be content
> with libapreq1 for the most part, and haven't been
> motivated to contribute directly to the libapreq2
> codebase.
> So what are your thoughts about the future of apreq?
> -- 
> Joe Schaefer

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