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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: after you finish shooting me...
Date Mon, 21 Jul 1997 17:37:54 GMT
On Mon, 21 Jul 1997, Doug MacEachern wrote:

> Dean Gaudet <> wrote:
> > Well if we do it now then we get to hear module authors scream about 5
> > betas from now when they start trying 1.3.  In or around when one of the
> > other Great Schemes gets done is an ok time too... but there's no way I'm
> > generating a patch for this, it'll be huge and there's no way I want to do
> > it twice.  I want permission beforehand to stick static in front of
> > hundreds of functions.
> Can we scream now?  I don't think it's a good idea to static-ize
> until/unless clean "public" API access is given to certain pieces you
> plan to make private.  To give you an idea of how much my head would
> hurt:

Well at a minimum I want to staticize the modules.  Some of them cloud the
global namespace in ways that scare me.

BTW, mod_perl would be justified in defining CORE_PRIVATE and getting
those definitions from http_core.h... we just need to add them to

I'd be happy trying to figure out what of that other stuff needs to be
prototyped.  How about you mail me your list of prototypes and lemme see
if I can figure out something clean?

> const char *limit (cmd_parms *cmd, void *dummy, const char *arg); 

I changed this to limit_section to avoid various local-shadows-global


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