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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: [STATUS] Fri Oct 24 21:45:20 EDT 1997
Date Sat, 25 Oct 1997 17:46:03 GMT
Paul Sutton wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Oct 1997, Ken A L Coar wrote:
> >     * DDA's adding a tray application to the Windoze version for ease of
> >       status/management.
> >        <>
> >        <>
> >
> >     I'm +1 on putting this in during the beta cycle.
> I'm kind of not in favour of anything which is '95 specific. I don't think
> it is a good enough OS(*) to run a web server on. I would rather
> concentrate on making it work as well as possible under NT (and in
> particular NT5), which has a very different control/interface metaphor.  I
> am kind of definitely against working on non-essential stuff during the
> beta when we have some serious functionality bugs and no performance
> tuning to speak of.
> That's not to say I'd veto it if someone wants to go out an do it, as long
> as it (a) does not impact the core Apache code or performance on NT and
> (b) isn't developed at the expense of working on the really important
> issues.
> //pcs
> (* this does not imply I think that NT is good enough either, just
> one-zillion times better than 95).

The point of having Apache on Win32 is so that those unfortunate enough
not to have access to a development Unix box can still develop
(websites, that is), to run on their production Unix server. At least,
that's where I'm coming from.



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