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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Win32 naming
Date Tue, 19 May 1998 17:18:23 GMT
Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> 
> Why are modules called things like
> 
>   apachemoduleauthanon.dll
> 
> and not something simpler like
> 
>   authanon.dll

Windows doesn't pay much attention to paths, only to DLL names (or at
least, that's how it was last time I checked), so the idea was to avoid
name clashes by using a probably unique name.

Cheers,

Ben.

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