httpd-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: yet another possible IE4 HTTP/1.1 bug that I haven't heard about...
Date Tue, 13 Jan 1998 21:25:09 GMT
Gee what a great use for a veto.  To make an issue stagnant for even

So, for two variables:  downgrade-1.0 and force-response-1.0 we kludge the
server with extra code, which is quite easy to get wrong and miss a case
here or there. 

Sounds logical to me.  (Yes Alexei, this *is* sarcasm.) 

I personally like dashes as well, which is why we're in this situation (I
wrote the patch which introduced those).  However they have no place in
the environment. 


On Tue, 13 Jan 1998, Alexei Kosut wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Jan 1998, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > Can't we just make a clean change in 1.3 ?  People have to touch their
> > config files anyhow.  I'd rather not kludge it. 
> I'd perfer Marc's fix, regardless of anything else. Any valid Apache
> environment variable name should be able to be passed through /bin/sh
> somehow without problems. So either we add code to reject a dash
> everywhere (which is impossible, btw, without changing each individual
> module - unless table_set() is changed somehow, which is a bad idea), or
> we just change - into _ when creating a script environment.
> -1 on any solution that doesn't address this issue (that includes yours,
> Dean)
> (Because personally, I really like dashes)
> -- Alexei Kosut <> <>
>    Stanford University, Class of 2001 * Apache <> *

View raw message