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From "Garey Smiley" <>
Subject Re: Apache for OS/2, v1.2.4 (fwd)
Date Thu, 18 Sep 1997 12:56:32 GMT
On Wed, 17 Sep 97 14:52:33 -0400, Garey Smiley wrote:

>>> Anyone know what is happening with the OS/2 stuff?
>>I made a plea for the OS/2 maintained, Garey Smiley, to contact the group
>>a few weeks ago when I was planning the OS abstraction and source re-org. 
>>I did not get any reply, so I assume that he is not maintaining it
>>anymore. So +1 on someone else taking it on. He's going to have a do a bit
>>more work on porting 1.3 though. 
>I sorry, but I never received and plea. How was it sent?
>>One thing though (slightly related). When OS/2 starts it says something
>>along the lines of "OS/2 port by Garey Smiley". I don't think this is a
>>good idea, since there are no rules for determining whose name appears
>>when Apache starts.  Why do the OS/2 and Win32 versions get special
>>treatment? No other port gets the name of the port author in the startup
>>message. Of course you could argue that OS/2 and (particularly) Win32
>>ports are "more work" than other Unix ports, but then again you could
>>argue that if the start-up credit goes to the person who does the most
>>work it should be someone else again. In short, I don't think any
>>individual's name should appear at startup on any system. Apache is by
>>"The Apache Group" and if anyone isn't happy with donating there code to
>>the group then we shouldn't be using their code. 
>I removing my name is appropriate, but lets leave the display of the Apache version. This
is a nice confirmation to the user that the deamon has start and is semi standard under OS/2

Oh wasn't that great english. :-) Trying to write email while having a 102.3 tempature is
not recommended.

Garey Smiley
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