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From r..@engelschall.com (Ralf S. Engelschall)
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/include compat.h
Date Sun, 12 Apr 1998 09:59:02 GMT

In article <Pine.BSF.3.95q.980411125735.1055A-100000@valis.worldgate.com> you wrote:
> On 11 Apr 1998 rse@hyperreal.org wrote:

>> rse         98/04/11 05:02:37
>> 
>>   Added:       src/include compat.h
>>   Log:
>>   This is the new backward-compatibility header
>>   containing the defines for the old symbols.
>>   
>>   Revision  Changes    Path
>>   1.1                  apache-1.3/src/include/compat.h
>>   
>>   Index: compat.h
>>   ===================================================================
>>   /*
>>   **  compat.h -- Apache Backward Compatibility
>>   **
>>   **  INCLUDE THIS HEADER FILE ONLY IF YOU REALLY NEED
>>   **  BACKWARD COMPATIBILITY TO OLD APACHE RESOURCES.

> I'm not sure I can agree with this comment.  What it does is 
> tell module authors they should take the pain to go through and
> update their module to use the wonderful new API (that really isn't
> changed), then when someone gets a bee in their bonnet about the
> current API all using one prefix in 1.3.x, the whole damn thing will
> change again.

> But at this point I'm not sure I care.

Feel free to change it to anything you want, Marc. This is just the header my
compat.h.mk initially created. I've not invested much time and thought about
the commend in depth. I've only thought about the contents itself.

                                       Ralf S. Engelschall
                                       rse@engelschall.com
                                       www.engelschall.com

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