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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@organic.com>
Subject Re: AOL Patch
Date Sun, 22 Dec 1996 05:44:05 GMT
On Fri, 20 Dec 1996, Randy Terbush wrote:
> > 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.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Ben.
> 
> I liked the idea, but got my hand slapped when I asked that we put
> it in 1.2....

I think I resisted because I was afraid of featuritis.  If it's the most
elegant way to attack this problem, then maybe it's worth delaying 1.2 a little
bit for, I don't know.

	Brian

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