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From taka...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r654544 - /httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/bind.xml
Date Thu, 08 May 2008 15:08:33 GMT
Author: takashi
Date: Thu May  8 08:08:33 2008
New Revision: 654544

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=654544&view=rev
Log:
Merge r561458 from trunk:

Minor language fixes

Modified:
    httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/bind.xml

Modified: httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/bind.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/bind.xml?rev=654544&r1=654543&r2=654544&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/bind.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/bind.xml Thu May  8 08:08:33 2008
@@ -48,15 +48,15 @@
 
     <p>When Apache starts, it binds to some port and address on
     the local machine and waits for incoming requests. By default,
-    it listens to all addresses on the machine.  However, it needs to
-    be told to listen on specific ports, or to listen on only selected 
-    addresses, or a combination. This is often combined with the 
-    Virtual Host feature which determines how Apache responds to 
+    it listens to all addresses on the machine.  However, it may need to
+    be told to listen on specific ports, or only on selected 
+    addresses, or a combination of both. This is often combined with the 
+    Virtual Host feature, which determines how Apache responds to 
     different IP addresses, hostnames and ports.</p>
 
     <p>The <directive module="mpm_common">Listen</directive>
     directive tells the server to accept
-    incoming requests only on the specified port or
+    incoming requests only on the specified ports or
     address-and-port combinations. If only a port number is
     specified in the <directive module="mpm_common">Listen</directive>
     directive, the server
@@ -69,22 +69,22 @@
     addresses and ports.</p>
 
     <p>For example, to make the server accept connections on both
-    port 80 and port 8000, use:</p>
+    port 80 and port 8000, on all interfaces, use:</p>
 
     <example>
       Listen 80<br />
       Listen 8000
     </example>
 
-    <p>To make the server accept connections on two specified
-    interfaces and port numbers, use</p>
+    <p>To make the server accept connections on port 80 for one interface,
+       and port 8080 on another, use</p>
 
     <example>
       Listen 192.170.2.1:80<br />
       Listen 192.170.2.5:8000
     </example>
 
-    <p>IPv6 addresses must be surrounded in square brackets, as in the
+    <p>IPv6 addresses must be enclosed in square brackets, as in the
     following example:</p>
 
     <example>
@@ -97,27 +97,27 @@
 
     <p>A growing number of platforms implement IPv6, and
     <glossary>APR</glossary> supports IPv6 on most of these platforms,
-    allowing Apache to allocate IPv6 sockets and handle requests which
-    were sent over IPv6.</p>
+    allowing Apache to allocate IPv6 sockets, and to handle requests sent 
+    over IPv6.</p>
 
     <p>One complicating factor for Apache administrators is whether or
     not an IPv6 socket can handle both IPv4 connections and IPv6 
     connections.  Handling IPv4 connections with an IPv6 socket uses 
     IPv4-mapped IPv6 addresses, which are allowed by default on most 
-    platforms but are disallowed by default on FreeBSD, NetBSD, and 
-    OpenBSD in order to match the system-wide policy on those
-    platforms.  But even on systems where it is disallowed by default, a 
+    platforms, but are disallowed by default on FreeBSD, NetBSD, and 
+    OpenBSD, in order to match the system-wide policy on those
+    platforms. On systems where it is disallowed by default, a 
     special <program>configure</program> parameter can change this behavior
     for Apache.</p>
 
-    <p>On the other hand, on some platforms such as Linux and Tru64 the 
+    <p>On the other hand, on some platforms, such as Linux and Tru64, the 
     <strong>only</strong> way to handle both IPv6 and IPv4 is to use 
     mapped addresses. If you want Apache to handle IPv4 and IPv6 connections 
     with a minimum of sockets, which requires using IPv4-mapped IPv6 
     addresses, specify the <code>--enable-v4-mapped</code> <program>
     configure</program> option.</p>
 
-    <p><code>--enable-v4-mapped</code> is the default on all platforms
but 
+    <p><code>--enable-v4-mapped</code> is the default on all platforms
except 
     FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD, so this is probably how your Apache was 
     built.</p>
 
@@ -132,7 +132,7 @@
     </example>
 
     <p>If your platform supports it and you want Apache to handle IPv4 and 
-    IPv6  connections on separate sockets (i.e., to disable IPv4-mapped 
+    IPv6 connections on separate sockets (i.e., to disable IPv4-mapped 
     addresses), specify the <code>--disable-v4-mapped</code> <program>
     configure</program> option. <code>--disable-v4-mapped</code> is the
     default on FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD.</p>
@@ -141,20 +141,20 @@
   <section id="virtualhost">
     <title>How This Works With Virtual Hosts</title>
 
-    <p> <directive
-    module="mpm_common">Listen</directive> does not implement 
-    Virtual Hosts. It only tells the
-    main server what addresses and ports to listen to. If no
+    <p> The <directive
+    module="mpm_common">Listen</directive> directive does not implement 
+    Virtual Hosts - it only tells the
+    main server what addresses and ports to listen on. If no
     <directive module="core" type="section">VirtualHost</directive>
     directives are used, the server will behave
-    the same for all accepted requests. However,
+    in the same way for all accepted requests. However,
     <directive module="core" type="section">VirtualHost</directive>
     can be used to specify a different behavior
-    for one or more of the addresses and ports. To implement a
+    for one or more of the addresses or ports. To implement a
     VirtualHost, the server must first be told to listen to the
     address and port to be used. Then a
     <directive module="core" type="section">VirtualHost</directive> section
-    should be created for a specified address and port to set the
+    should be created for the specified address and port to set the
     behavior of this virtual host. Note that if the
     <directive module="core" type="section">VirtualHost</directive>
     is set for an address and port that the



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