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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: [STATUS] 1.3b1: Wed Sep 24 18:11:10 PDT 1997
Date Fri, 26 Sep 1997 15:50:49 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 26 Sep 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> > Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > >
> > > I was actually serious about possibly releasing 1.3b1 without a win32
> > > binary.  I understand that both you and Alexei are without win32 access at
> > > the moment ... so that leaves just Ben, right?
> >
> > I think it'd be quite reasonable to do this. I've said that before,
> > surely? Anyway, go for it. So long as Win32 can be built, I'm happy.
> 
> BTW, a bit ago, I commited some tenative Win32-packaging instructions
> to dev.apache.org/how-to-release. I never saw any comment on
> those.... Since at the moment, it looks like you (Ben) will be stuck
> doing that for 1.3b1, perhaps you could take a moment and review
> those, so we can figure out exactly what needs to be done?

I'll try to slot 'em in. I've also got to try the new version if
InstallShield.

> > BTW, all the major issues seem to be with CGIs, I suddenly realise. Not
> > surprising, I suppose, but it may be that some small changes will fix
> > them all.
> 
> Possibly... I'm still disturbed that there's no way to use
> script-based CGIs that don't use # as a comment character, since the
> current code emulates Unix in this manner. Isn't it possible (as in
> other servers, like IIS) to use the Windows file system stuff to
> associate extensions with programs, and launch them that way?

In short, yep.

Cheers,

Ben.

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