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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Server version OS/2 console banner fix
Date Fri, 08 May 1998 18:08:12 GMT
On Fri, 8 May 1998, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > 
> > Marc Slemko wrote:
> > >
> > > Why not just leave SERVER_SUBVERSION the way it was before (different
> > > implementation, same semantics) and let pepole use it if they really need
> > > to change something?
> > 
> > We could... In fact, I submitted a "patch" that allowed for that.
> 
> That would give three levels of access to modifying the string:
> 
>  o ap_add_version_component - allows modules to announce their presence
>    as part of the server
>  o SERVER_SUBVERSION - allows builders of binaries to make appropriate
>    remarks about their work
>  o AddVersionComponent - allows the Webmaster actually running the
>    server to add comments about what they've done

The server string isn't for "webmasters to add comments about what they've
done"!  That isn't the point of it, and encouraging such things is
foolish.



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