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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Signatures, and sealing wax, and..
Date Tue, 12 Aug 1997 21:20:10 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> 
> >From the fingers of Jim Jagielski flowed the following:
> >
> >Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> >> 
> >> Those two, plus dbm_auth, anon_auth, expires, headers, and setenvif.  The
> >> last one in particular since we have to provide lines to make sure broken
> >> browsers still work.
> >
> >They make sense to add.
> 
>     mod_setenvif is already one of the default modules in place of
>     mod_browser (for 1.3 and following, anyway - it isn't in 1.2 at
>     all).
> 
> >> I'd like to dump "compress", personally.
> >
> >I'd +1 that...
> 
>     And I'd -1 it.  Why would you dump it?  What's it hurting?  Not
>     everyone has gunzip, and a lot of people install Apache on intranets
>     that may or may not have access to the Internet.  By dumping
>     compress, you're forcing them to ensure they have not only Apache,
>     but gunzip too - which is irrelevant to Apache's operation.  Don't
>     force them to do business your way - who are you, anyway, MS? <g>
> 

I'd +1 to simply reduce the "load" on people doing the binaries.
Sure, it's no big deal to compress it, but then you need to sign
it, maybe with PGP and md5, etc... Arg!

I vote we include 'pack' :) :)

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