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From n.@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: httpd-2.0/docs/manual glossary.xml
Date Sat, 16 Oct 2004 19:33:31 GMT
nd          2004/10/16 12:33:31

  Modified:    docs/manual glossary.xml
  Log:
  reformatting an reordering (a bit more alphabetical ...)
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.16      +43 -38    httpd-2.0/docs/manual/glossary.xml
  
  Index: glossary.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/httpd-2.0/docs/manual/glossary.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.15
  retrieving revision 1.16
  diff -u -u -r1.15 -r1.16
  --- glossary.xml	16 Sep 2004 20:44:53 -0000	1.15
  +++ glossary.xml	16 Oct 2004 19:33:31 -0000	1.16
  @@ -32,12 +32,6 @@
   <section id="definitions"><title>Definitions</title>
   
   <dl>
  -<dt><a name="authentication">Authentication</a></dt> <dd>The
positive
  -identification of a network entity such as a server, a client, or a
  -user.<br /> See: <a
  -href="howto/auth.html">Authentication, Authorization, and Access
  -Control</a></dd>
  -
   <dt><a name="accesscontrol">Access Control</a></dt>
   <dd>The restriction of access to network realms. In an Apache context
       usually the restriction of access to certain <em>URLs</em>.<br />
  @@ -57,6 +51,12 @@
   server.<br /> See: <a
   href="programs/apxs.html">Manual Page: apxs</a></dd>
   
  +<dt><a name="authentication">Authentication</a></dt>
  +<dd>The positive identification of a network entity such as a server, a
  +client, or a user.<br /> See: <a
  +href="howto/auth.html">Authentication, Authorization, and Access
  +Control</a></dd>
  +
   <dt><a name="certificate">Certificate</a></dt>
   <dd>A data record used for authenticating network entities such
       as a server or a client. A certificate contains X.509 information pieces
  @@ -67,13 +67,6 @@
       using CA certificates.<br />
   See: <a href="ssl/">SSL/TLS Encryption</a></dd>
   
  -<dt><a name="certificationauthority">Certification Authority</a> <a
  -name="ca">(CA)</a></dt> <dd>A trusted third party whose purpose is
to
  -sign certificates for network entities it has authenticated using
  -secure means. Other network entities can check the signature to verify
  -that a CA has authenticated the bearer of a certificate.<br />
  -See: <a href="ssl/">SSL/TLS Encryption</a></dd>
  -
   <dt><a name="certificatsigningrequest">Certificate Signing Request</a>
   <a name="csr">(CSR)</a></dt> <dd>An unsigned <a
   href="#certificate">certificate</a> for submission to a <a
  @@ -83,6 +76,12 @@
   certificate.<br />
   See: <a href="ssl/">SSL/TLS Encryption</a></dd>
   
  +<dt><a name="certificationauthority">Certification Authority</a> <a
  +name="ca">(CA)</a></dt> <dd>A trusted third party whose purpose is
to
  +sign certificates for network entities it has authenticated using
  +secure means. Other network entities can check the signature to verify
  +that a CA has authenticated the bearer of a certificate.<br />
  +See: <a href="ssl/">SSL/TLS Encryption</a></dd>
   
   <dt><a name="cipher">Cipher</a></dt> <dd>An algorithm or
system for
   data encryption. Examples are DES, IDEA, RC4, etc.<br />
  @@ -111,9 +110,9 @@
   that control the configuration of Apache.<br />
   See: <a href="configuring.html">Configuration Files</a></dd>
   
  -<dt><a name="connect">CONNECT</a></dt> <dd>An HTTP <a
  -href="#method">method</a> for proxying raw data channels over HTTP. It
  -can be used to encapsulate other protocols, such as the SSL
  +<dt><a name="connect">CONNECT</a></dt>
  +<dd>An HTTP <a href="#method">method</a> for proxying raw data channels
  +over HTTP. It can be used to encapsulate other protocols, such as the SSL
   protocol.</dd>
   
   <dt><a name="context">Context</a></dt> <dd>An area in the
<a
  @@ -160,8 +159,9 @@
       force.<br />
   See: <a href="ssl/">SSL/TLS Encryption</a></dd>
   
  -<dt><a name="filter">Filter</a></dt> <dd>A process that is
applied to
  -data that is sent or received by the server.  Input filters process
  +<dt><a name="filter">Filter</a></dt>
  +<dd>A process that is applied to data that is sent or received by the
  +server.  Input filters process
   data sent by the client to the server, while output filters process
   documents on the server before they are sent to the client.  For
   example, the <code>INCLUDES</code> output filter processes documents
  @@ -175,9 +175,9 @@
   <code>example.com</code> is a domain name, and
   <code>www.example.com</code> is a fully-qualified domain name.</dd>
   
  -<dt><a name="handler">Handler</a></dt> <dd>An internal Apache
  -representation of the action to be performed when a file is
  -called. Generally, files have implicit handlers, based on the file
  +<dt><a name="handler">Handler</a></dt>
  +<dd>An internal Apache representation of the action to be performed when
  +a file is called. Generally, files have implicit handlers, based on the file
   type. Normally, all files are simply served by the server, but certain
   file types are "handled" separately.  For example, the
   <code>cgi-script</code> handler designates files to be processed as <a
  @@ -204,9 +204,10 @@
   See: <a href="configuring.html">Configuration Files</a></dd>
   
   <dt><a name="hypertexttransferprotocol">HyperText Transfer
  -Protocol</a> <a name="http">(HTTP)</a></dt> <dd>The standard
  -transmission protocol used on the World Wide Web.  Apache implements
  -version 1.1 of the protocol, referred to as HTTP/1.1 and defined by <a
  +Protocol</a> <a name="http">(HTTP)</a></dt>
  +<dd>The standard transmission protocol used on the World Wide Web.
  +Apache implements version 1.1 of the protocol, referred to as HTTP/1.1
  +and defined by <a
   href="http://ietf.org/rfc/rfc2616.txt">RFC 2616</a>.</dd>
   
   <dt><a name="https">HTTPS</a></dt>
  @@ -264,9 +265,10 @@
   <dd>The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS<br />
       see <a href="http://www.openssl.org/">http://www.openssl.org/</a></dd>
   
  -<dt><a name="passphrase">Pass Phrase</a></dt> <dd>The word
or phrase
  -that protects private key files.  It prevents unauthorized users from
  -encrypting them. Usually it's just the secret encryption/decryption
  +<dt><a name="passphrase">Pass Phrase</a></dt>
  +<dd>The word or phrase that protects private key files.
  +It prevents unauthorized users from encrypting them. Usually it's just
  +the secret encryption/decryption
   key used for <a name="cipher">Ciphers</a>.<br /> See: <a
   href="ssl/">SSL/TLS Encryption</a></dd>
   
  @@ -346,14 +348,16 @@
   or using pkzip.</dd>
   
   <dt><a name="transportlayersecurity">Transport Layer Security</a> <a
  -name="tls">(TLS)</a></dt> <dd>The successor protocol to SSL, created
  +name="tls">(TLS)</a></dt>
  +<dd>The successor protocol to SSL, created
   by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) for general
   communication authentication and encryption over TCP/IP networks. TLS
   version 1 and is nearly identical with SSL version 3.<br />
   See: <a href="ssl/">SSL/TLS Encryption</a></dd>
   
   <dt><a name="uniformresourcelocator">Uniform Resource Locator</a> <a
  -name="url">(URL)</a></dt> <dd>The name/address of a resource on the
  +name="url">(URL)</a></dt>
  +<dd>The name/address of a resource on the
   Internet.  This is the common informal term for what is formally
   called a <a href="#uniformresourceidentifier">Uniform Resource
   Identifier</a>.  URLs are usually made up of a scheme, like
  @@ -362,25 +366,26 @@
   <code>http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.1/glossary.html</code>.</dd>
   
   <dt><a name="uniformresourceidentifier">Uniform Resource Identifier</a>
<a
  -name="URI">(URI)</a></dt> <dd>A compact string of characters for
  +name="URI">(URI)</a></dt>
  +<dd>A compact string of characters for
   identifying an abstract or physical resource.  It is formally defined
   by <a href="http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2396.txt">RFC 2396</a>.
   URIs used on the world-wide web are commonly referred to
   as <a href="#url">URLs</a>.</dd>
   
  -<dt><a name="virtualhosting">Virtual Hosting</a></dt> <dd>Serving
  -multiple websites using a single instance of Apache.  <em>IP virtual
  -hosting</em> differentiates between websites based on their IP
  +<dt><a name="virtualhosting">Virtual Hosting</a></dt>
  +<dd>Serving multiple websites using a single instance of Apache.
  +<em>IP virtual hosting</em> differentiates between websites based on their
IP
   address, while <em>name-based virtual hosting</em> uses only the name
   of the host and can therefore host many sites on the same IP
   address.<br /> See: <a href="vhosts/">Apache Virtual Host
   documentation</a></dd>
   
  -<dt><a name="x.509">X.509</a></dt> <dd>An authentication
certificate
  -scheme recommended by the International Telecommunication Union
  -(ITU-T) which is used for SSL/TLS authentication.<br /> See: <a
  +<dt><a name="x.509">X.509</a></dt>
  +<dd>An authentication certificate scheme recommended by the International
  +Telecommunication Union (ITU-T) which is used for SSL/TLS
  +authentication.<br /> See: <a
   href="ssl/">SSL/TLS Encryption</a></dd>
  -
   </dl>
   </section>
   </manualpage>
  
  
  

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