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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: AOL Patch
Date Fri, 20 Dec 1996 17:54:18 GMT
Ed Korthof wrote:
> This patch is based on Randy's BrowserMatch patch -- it's just
> significantly uglier.  Unfortunately, Randy's patch doesn't allow for
> authentication (at least for us).  I was wrong about subprocess_env
> getting clobbered;  rather, mod_auth is called before mod_browser, so the
> environmental variables are never set, and the server doesn't know to send
> HTTP/1.0 when requesting authentication.

This is exactly the reason I wanted to have a "header parse" API that was
called before all others. People didn't seem to like the idea, though.



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