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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache/src CHANGES Configuration.tmpl Makefile.tmpl README
Date Tue, 30 Jul 1996 01:38:34 GMT
Howard Fear wrote:
> 
> Jim Jagielski writes:
> > But the regex code is VERY, VERY different. I, for one, do not think
> > we should dilute our efforts by supporting Apache _and_ the regex stuff.
> > It should be VERY, VERY clear to people who use Apache that the very
> > fact that we have the regex code included with our distribution does
> > not imply, in any way, shape, or form, that it's considered "official"
> > Apache code.
> > 
> > The warning was meant to be harsh... I don't think it's to our advantage to
> > even let people _think_ that the regex package is Apache certified (or
> > whatever).
> 
> Perhaps a compromise is to make very clear that we are using Henry Spenser's
> regex package which we are required to do by his copyright anyway.
> We do need to state that we have modified it slightly by doing
> casts to unsigned longs to make compiler warnings go away.  And, we
> make no guarantees about its usefulness or working condition.
> 

Agreed. I also would like to resuggest that the regex package be moved to
support. I think it's a great "service" to provide his package, but
I don't think we want to be seen as holding the bag for porting, bug
fixes, etc...
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