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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: apache-2.0
Date Tue, 27 Jan 1998 20:13:52 GMT
On Tue, 27 Jan 1998, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> I probably should have mentioned this before, but I think the right
> way to do 2.0 is to start with an empty repository.  We don't need
> or want the version history -- it just doesn't matter for a complete
> rewrite and will cause more problems when the per-file history logs
> become unmanageable (as they almost are already in 1.3).

But 2.0 won't be a complete rewrite and any attempt at starting from
scratch would be ill advised, IMHO.  We will never get anywhere.

Whatever we do, continuing the use of most of the modules is a good idea.

> Files in 2.0 should be added one at a time, when they are needed, and
> with the most appropriate name and directory to suit 2.0 (as opposed to
> just continuing the old names).  Things copied from 1.3 should be added
> as they appear in 1.3 and then revised from there.  However, I think
> almost all of the initial work will be on the OS/main loop, request
> and response data structures, stream-based I/O, and a new API.
> ....Roy

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