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From Rodent of Unusual Size <c...@hyperreal.com>
Subject cvs commit: apache/htdocs/manual/misc FAQ.html
Date Tue, 22 Apr 1997 11:20:07 GMT
coar        97/04/22 04:20:06

  Modified:    htdocs/manual/misc  FAQ.html
  Log:
  	More format cleanup.  Rename JDK link to not be 1.0.2-specific.
  	Add internal comments about structure.  Add note about where
  	master copy of FAQ can be found.  More to come..
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.39      +112 -88   apache/htdocs/manual/misc/FAQ.html
  
  Index: FAQ.html
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /export/home/cvs/apache/htdocs/manual/misc/FAQ.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.38
  retrieving revision 1.39
  diff -C3 -r1.38 -r1.39
  *** FAQ.html	1997/04/22 10:26:39	1.38
  --- FAQ.html	1997/04/22 11:20:04	1.39
  ***************
  *** 1,22 ****
    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN">
    <HTML>
  ! <HEAD>
  ! <TITLE>Apache Server Frequently Asked Questions</TITLE>
  ! </HEAD>
    
  ! <BODY>
  ! <!--#include virtual="header.html" -->
  ! <H1>Apache Server Frequently Asked Questions</H1>
  ! <P>
  ! $Revision: 1.38 $ ($Date: 1997/04/22 10:26:39 $)
  ! </P>
  ! <P>
  ! If you are reading a text-only version of this FAQ, you may find numbers
  ! enclosed in brackets (such as &quot;[12]&quot;).  These refer to the list of
  ! reference URLs to be found at the end of the document.  These references
  ! do not appear, and are not needed, for the hypertext version.
  ! </P>
  ! <H2>The Questions</H2>
    <!-- Stuff to Add:                                                  -->
    <!-- - can't bind to port 80                                        -->
    <!--   - permission denied                                          -->
  --- 1,43 ----
    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN">
    <HTML>
  !  <HEAD>
  !   <TITLE>Apache Server Frequently Asked Questions</TITLE>
  !  </HEAD>
    
  !  <BODY>
  !   <!--#include virtual="header.html" -->
  !   <H1>Apache Server Frequently Asked Questions</H1>
  !   <P>
  !   $Revision: 1.39 $ ($Date: 1997/04/22 11:20:04 $)
  !   </P>
  !   <P>
  !   The latest version of this FAQ is always available from the main
  !   Apache web site, at
  !   &lt;<A
  !        HREF="http://www.apache.org/docs/misc/FAQ"
  !        REL="Help"
  !       ><SAMP>http://www.apache.org/docs/misc/FAQ</SAMP></A>&gt;.
  !   </P>
  ! <!-- Notes about changes:					    -->
  ! <!--  - If adding a relative link to another part of the	    -->
  ! <!--    documentation, *do* include the ".html" portion.  There's a -->
  ! <!--	good chance that the user will be reading the documentation -->
  ! <!--	on his own system, which may not be configured for	    -->
  ! <!--	multiviews.   Leave off the ".html" extension for absolute  -->
  ! <!--	links to sites which are known to run multiviews (e.g.,	    -->
  ! <!--	apache.or or apacheweek.com).				    -->
  ! <!--  - When adding items, make sure they're put in the right place -->
  ! <!--    - verify that the numbering matches up.			    -->
  ! <!--  - Don't forget to include an HR tag after the last /P tag	    -->
  ! <!--    but before the /LI in an item.				    -->
  !   </P>
  !   <P>
  !   If you are reading a text-only version of this FAQ, you may find numbers
  !   enclosed in brackets (such as &quot;[12]&quot;).  These refer to the list of
  !   reference URLs to be found at the end of the document.  These references
  !   do not appear, and are not needed, for the hypertext version.
  !   </P>
  !   <H2>The Questions</H2>
    <!-- Stuff to Add:                                                  -->
    <!-- - can't bind to port 80                                        -->
    <!--   - permission denied                                          -->
  ***************
  *** 109,115 ****
       <LI><A HREF="#cookies2">Why don't my cookies work, I even compiled in 
        mod_cookies?</A>
       </LI>
  !    <LI><A HREF="#jdk102">Why do my Java app[let]s give me plain text
        when I request an URL from an Apache server?</A>
       </LI>
       <LI><A HREF="#putsupport">Why can't I publish to my Apache server
  --- 130,136 ----
       <LI><A HREF="#cookies2">Why don't my cookies work, I even compiled in 
        mod_cookies?</A>
       </LI>
  !    <LI><A HREF="#jdk1-and-http1.1">Why do my Java app[let]s give me plain
text
        when I request an URL from an Apache server?</A>
       </LI>
       <LI><A HREF="#putsupport">Why can't I publish to my Apache server
  ***************
  *** 133,144 ****
    
    <HR>
    
  ! <H2>The Answers</H2>
  ! <P>
  ! </P>
  ! <H3>
  !  Background
  ! </H3>
    <OL START=1>
     <LI><A NAME="what">
          <STRONG>What is Apache?</STRONG>
  --- 154,165 ----
    
    <HR>
    
  !   <H2>The Answers</H2>
  !   <P>
  !   </P>
  !   <H3>
  !    Background
  !   </H3>
    <OL START=1>
     <LI><A NAME="what">
          <STRONG>What is Apache?</STRONG>
  ***************
  *** 160,168 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="why"
  !      ><STRONG>Why was Apache created?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      To address the concerns of a group of WWW providers and part-time httpd
      programmers that httpd didn't behave as they wanted it to behave.
  --- 181,189 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="why">
  !       <STRONG>Why was Apache created?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      To address the concerns of a group of WWW providers and part-time httpd
      programmers that httpd didn't behave as they wanted it to behave.
  ***************
  *** 171,180 ****
      <HR>
      </P>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="relate"
  !      ><STRONG>How does The Apache Group's work relate to other
  !       server efforts, such as NCSA's?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      We, of course, owe a great debt to NCSA and their programmers for
      making the server Apache was based on. We now, however, have our own
  --- 192,201 ----
      <HR>
      </P>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="relate">
  !       <STRONG>How does The Apache Group's work relate to other
  !       server efforts, such as NCSA's?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      We, of course, owe a great debt to NCSA and their programmers for
      making the server Apache was based on. We now, however, have our own
  ***************
  *** 183,191 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="name"
  !      ><STRONG>Why the name &quot;Apache&quot;?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      A cute name which stuck. Apache is &quot;<STRONG>A
      PA</STRONG>t<STRONG>CH</STRONG>y server&quot;.  It was
  --- 204,212 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="name">
  !       <STRONG>Why the name &quot;Apache&quot;?</STRONG>
  !       </A>
      <P>
      A cute name which stuck. Apache is &quot;<STRONG>A
      PA</STRONG>t<STRONG>CH</STRONG>y server&quot;.  It was
  ***************
  *** 193,201 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="compare"
  !      ><STRONG>OK, so how does Apache compare to other servers?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      For an independent assessment, see
      <A
  --- 214,222 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="compare">
  !       <STRONG>OK, so how does Apache compare to other servers?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      For an independent assessment, see
      <A
  ***************
  *** 215,223 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="tested"
  !      ><STRONG>How thoroughly tested is Apache?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      Apache is run on over 400,000 Internet servers (as of April 1997). It has
      been tested thoroughly by both developers and users. The Apache Group
  --- 236,244 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="tested">
  !       <STRONG>How thoroughly tested is Apache?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      Apache is run on over 400,000 Internet servers (as of April 1997). It has
      been tested thoroughly by both developers and users. The Apache Group
  ***************
  *** 234,242 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="future"
  !      ><STRONG>What are the future plans for Apache?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      <UL>
       <LI>to continue as a public domain HTTP server,
  --- 255,263 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="future">
  !       <STRONG>What are the future plans for Apache?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      <UL>
       <LI>to continue as a public domain HTTP server,
  ***************
  *** 253,261 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="support"
  !      ><STRONG>Whom do I contact for support?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      There is no official support for Apache. None of the developers want to
      be swamped by a flood of trivial questions that can be resolved elsewhere.
  --- 274,282 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="support">
  !       <STRONG>Whom do I contact for support?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      There is no official support for Apache. None of the developers want to
      be swamped by a flood of trivial questions that can be resolved elsewhere.
  ***************
  *** 277,285 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="more"
  !      ><STRONG>Is there any more information available on Apache?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      Indeed there is.  See the main
      <A
  --- 298,307 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="more">
  !       <STRONG>Is there any more information available on
  !       Apache?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      Indeed there is.  See the main
      <A
  ***************
  *** 294,302 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="where"
  !      ><STRONG>Where can I get Apache?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      You can find out how to download the source for Apache at the
      project's
  --- 316,324 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="where">
  !       <STRONG>Where can I get Apache?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      You can find out how to download the source for Apache at the
      project's
  ***************
  *** 307,320 ****
      <HR>
     </LI>
    </OL>
  ! <H3>
  !  Technical Questions
  ! </H3>
    <OL START=11>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="what2do"
  !      ><STRONG>&quot;Why can't I ...?  Why won't ... work?&quot;  What
to
  !      do in case of problems</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      If you are having trouble with your Apache server software, you should
      take the following steps:
  --- 329,342 ----
      <HR>
     </LI>
    </OL>
  !   <H3>
  !    Technical Questions
  !   </H3>
    <OL START=11>
  !  <LI><A NAME="what2do">
  !       <STRONG>&quot;Why can't I ...?  Why won't ... work?&quot;  What to
  !       do in case of problems</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      If you are having trouble with your Apache server software, you should
      take the following steps:
  ***************
  *** 409,418 ****
      </OL>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="compatible"
  !      ><STRONG>How compatible is Apache with my existing NCSA 1.3
  !       setup?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      Apache attempts to offer all the features and configuration options
      of NCSA httpd 1.3, as well as many of the additional features found in
  --- 431,440 ----
      </OL>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="compatible">
  !       <STRONG>How compatible is Apache with my existing NCSA 1.3
  !       setup?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      Apache attempts to offer all the features and configuration options
      of NCSA httpd 1.3, as well as many of the additional features found in
  ***************
  *** 431,442 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="CGIoutsideScriptAlias"
  !      ><STRONG>How do I enable CGI execution in directories other than
  !       the ScriptAlias?</STRONG></A>
  !   <P>
  !   </P>
      <P>
      Apache recognises all files in a directory named as a
      <A
  --- 453,462 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="CGIoutsideScriptAlias">
  !       <STRONG>How do I enable CGI execution in directories other than
  !       the ScriptAlias?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      Apache recognises all files in a directory named as a
      <A
  ***************
  *** 511,519 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="ssi-part-i"
  !      ><STRONG>How do I enable SSI (parsed HTML)?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      SSI (an acronym for Server-Side Include) directives allow static HTML
      documents to be enhanced at run-time (<EM>e.g.</EM>, when delivered to
  --- 531,539 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="ssi-part-i">
  !       <STRONG>How do I enable SSI (parsed HTML)?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      SSI (an acronym for Server-Side Include) directives allow static HTML
      documents to be enhanced at run-time (<EM>e.g.</EM>, when delivered to
  ***************
  *** 565,573 ****
      </UL>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="ssi-part-ii"
  !      ><STRONG>Why don't my parsed files get cached?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      Since the server is performing run-time processing of your SSI
      directives, which may change the content shipped to the client, it
  --- 585,593 ----
      </UL>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="ssi-part-ii">
  !       <STRONG>Why don't my parsed files get cached?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      Since the server is performing run-time processing of your SSI
      directives, which may change the content shipped to the client, it
  ***************
  *** 602,610 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="ssi-part-iii"
  !      ><STRONG>How can I have my script output parsed?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      So you want to include SSI directives in the output from your CGI
      script, but can't figure out how to do it?
  --- 622,630 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="ssi-part-iii">
  !       <STRONG>How can I have my script output parsed?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      So you want to include SSI directives in the output from your CGI
      script, but can't figure out how to do it?
  ***************
  *** 613,632 ****
      what the SSIs would be doing.  After all, it's generating the
      rest of the content.
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="proxy"
  !      ><STRONG>Does or will Apache act as a Proxy server?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      Apache version 1.1 and above comes with a proxy module. If compiled
      in, this will make Apache act as a caching-proxy server.
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="multiviews"
  !      ><STRONG>What are &quot;multiviews&quot;?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      &quot;Multiviews&quot; is the general name given to the Apache
      server's ability to provide language-specific document variants in
  --- 633,656 ----
      what the SSIs would be doing.  After all, it's generating the
      rest of the content.
      </P>
  +   <P>
  +   This is a feature The Apache Group hopes to add in the next major
  +   release after 1.2.
  +   </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="proxy">
  !       <STRONG>Does or will Apache act as a Proxy server?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      Apache version 1.1 and above comes with a proxy module. If compiled
      in, this will make Apache act as a caching-proxy server.
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="multiviews">
  !       <STRONG>What are &quot;multiviews&quot;?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      &quot;Multiviews&quot; is the general name given to the Apache
      server's ability to provide language-specific document variants in
  ***************
  *** 639,648 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A
  !       NAME="fdlim"
  !      ><STRONG>Why can't I run more than &lt;<EM>n</EM>&gt;
  !       virtual hosts?</STRONG></A>
      <P>
      The Apache server can behave unpredictably when it encounters some
      resource limitations.  One of these is the <EM>per</EM>-process limit
  --- 663,672 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="fdlim">
  !       <STRONG>Why can't I run more than &lt;<EM>n</EM>&gt;
  !       virtual hosts?</STRONG>
  !      </A>
      <P>
      The Apache server can behave unpredictably when it encounters some
      resource limitations.  One of these is the <EM>per</EM>-process limit
  ***************
  *** 861,867 ****
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="jdk102">
          <STRONG>Why do my Java app[let]s give me plain text when I request
          an URL from an Apache server?</STRONG>
         </A>
  --- 885,891 ----
      </P>
      <HR>
     </LI>
  !  <LI><A NAME="jdk1-and-http1.1">
          <STRONG>Why do my Java app[let]s give me plain text when I request
          an URL from an Apache server?</STRONG>
         </A>
  
  
  

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