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From Randy Terbush <ra...@zyzzyva.com>
Subject Re: pg95
Date Tue, 21 May 1996 15:53:23 GMT
> In reply to Randy Terbush who said
> > 
> > > Where can I find mod_auth_pg95 ?
> > 
> > http://www.zyzzyva.com/server/module_registry/index.cgi?mod_auth_pg95.amr
> 
> I found this eventually by accident. A more obvious link from the apache
> pages might be a good idea.

I thought there was a link from www.apache.org in related projects
to http://www.zyzzyva.com/server/module_registry/


> > > Any reason why this hasn't been accepted?
> > 
> > No real reason. Same goes for the Kerberos authentication module.
> > This and the mSQL issue really raises the question of whether it
> > is in our best interest to pull everything offered into core, or
> > to allow people like Adam Sussman (in the case of mod_auth_pg95)
> > to continue as the maintainer.
> 
> Hmm, well Adam should certainly continue as maintainer but I think we
> should give modules a sort of official stamp and bring them into the
> distribution if we agree they're up to scratch and serve a purpose.
> 
> There's a few reasons for doing so,
> 
> 1) There's an "official" version of a module and we should frown upon people
> using the same module name as versions in the official distribution.
> 
> 2) It ensures the "important" modules are kept up to date and tested in
> future versions of the server. If we think pg95/msql/whatever support is
> important functionality that Apache should have then we should do our best
> to keep that functionality up to scratch in the future. It wouldn't be
> good if someone started using a module and then found that the next release
> didn't work with it. Bringing it into the main dist should ensure that.

Kind of like mod_proxy?




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