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From Ian Kluft <>
Subject Re: internal data format critical to api/config issue
Date Thu, 12 Jun 1997 03:32:45 GMT
> From: Dean Gaudet <>
> A lot of what happens during the request parsing phases can be phrased
> as a scanner problem.  mod_browser (mod_setenvif), and mod_rewrite
> could probably benefit from a config-time generated scanning engine.
> At least on some sites ... hotwired's set of BrowserMatch directives
> numbers in the 50 or 60 range.

If you think other sites have the same problem, it can probably be a big
win for big sites to have hash file lookups for stuff like that.  Do one
lookup using the browser name as a key.  It succeeds or fails but you're
done in one step instead of 50-60.
Ian Kluft  KO6YQ PP-ASEL                                  Cisco Systems, Inc. (work) (home)          San Jose, CA

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