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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: oh another Options "bug"
Date Mon, 02 Feb 1998 01:37:55 GMT
At 12:56 PM 2/1/98 -0800, Dean Gaudet wrote:
>On Sat, 31 Jan 1998, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
>> I might give this one some thought.  There have been requests for
>> site-extensible overrides and options, I was planning to expend some
>> skull-sweat in this area for 2.0 anyway.
>Well, I see no reason to extend the Options banality.  We've already got
>an extensible configuration language, what's wrong with folks using their
>own modules putting in boolean directives?  Options is an NCSA backwards
>brokeness feature.

I agree with this - I'd really like to phase out "Options" in 2.0.  The
only thing is seems to give is some control over where directives can be
used in .htaccess files, in conjunction with AllowOverride, but that all
could easily be redone.


specialization is for insects

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