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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] for 1.2.X: proxy screwup
Date Fri, 15 Aug 1997 03:59:51 GMT

The folks at Tenon integrated Squid into our proxy as I remember. 
Perhaps they might consider donating those changes back to the 

> At 11:18 PM 8/13/97 +0100, Paul Sutton wrote:
> >Is there perhaps an argument for unbundling mod_proxy from the rest of
> >Apache? It is a significant module that can stand on its own feet and
> >really provides a completely different (and complementary) set of
> >funtionality to that provided by the rest of Apache.
> The question I would have us ask ourselves is, is there a reason why we
> feel we could create a better, more complete, or "different for good
> reasons" proxy than Squid?  Squid has the benefit of support from a
> research institution, is focused on proxying, and runs hella fast.  If
> something like Squid did not exist I wouldn't entertain the option of not
> having the proxy; but since it's there are free (? not sure if license is
> as free as ours) then it might make some sense to not spin cycles
> supporting it some more.  Chuck has done an admirable job, and I mean this
> as absolutely no slight at him, but it's far too big for any one person to
> develop.
> 	Brian
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