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From Alexei Kosut <>
Subject Re: Satisfy Directive Support
Date Mon, 22 Jul 1996 18:19:21 GMT
On Mon, 22 Jul 1996, Robert S. Thau wrote:

> Hmmm... last time I tried to figure out *exactly* what "Satisfy" did,
> from NCSA 1.5 beta source code, I *think* there was only one reference
> to it in the code, and all it did was check whether access *and* auth
> had to pass to allow access, or whether either access *or* auth could
> allow it --- without changing what access and auth themselves did.

Oh. Hmm. The documentation seems to indicate it does more than that. I
guess I just misread it, or maybe it's unclear.

> This could be done entirely within the core, without hacking the modules.
> That's why I like it ;-).

Yes, I agree. Shouldn't be that hard, either. Does someone want to do it?
Otherwise, I'll take a look at it.

-- Alexei Kosut <>            The Apache HTTP Server

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