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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: 0.7.2b
Date Thu, 08 Jun 1995 00:45:48 GMT
> > Could you turn on reverse-DNS lookups only when it's needed for protected 
> > areas?
> Hmm, I guess so. In most cases documents won't be protected in this way,
> so it shouldn't waste too much time. The lookup will also be needed in
> order to set the CGI REMOTE_HOST variable... sigh.

These issues might be all the more reason to give the logging/authentication
management issues to the parent server.  Would it be possible for the
parent to maintain a structure of information on each request that it
hands to a child?  It might balance the load between the jobs of the
child and parent better.

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