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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] CutRule causes bogus entries if Rule is commented-out
Date Wed, 16 Apr 1997 12:02:38 GMT
Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> >Hmmm... I think that Configure doesn't allow whitespace before the
> >Module lines. To be consistant, I don't think CutRule should either.
> Why should we be consistently wrong?
> >I would prefer, however, both allowing whitespace in front :)
> I believe that has been requested many times -- let's just do it.

Well, I'm just gonna be devil's advocate: The current behavior of
CutRule can be considered a bug. The patch fixes that bug. However,
allowing whitespace at the front of Rule and Module can really be
seen as a feature. I know, I know, that's a stretch, but it's these
kind of minor things that build-up and delay things. In any case, I
have a patch that does allow whitespace, but I was holding it until

      Jim Jagielski            |       jaguNET Access Services           |
                  "Not the Craw... the CRAW!"

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