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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@hyperreal.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] remove whitespace compression from ap_cfg_getline
Date Tue, 04 Aug 1998 22:27:24 GMT
At 02:23 PM 8/4/98 -0400, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
>Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
>> 
>> Sounds ok to mee. But just one question: Have you searched the history
log or
>> the new-httpd mailing list archive for the reason of this compression. I
mean,
>> when it's there there at least _was_ a reason. Perhaps it's gone, but who
>> knows. I recommend to be very carefully here...
>
>It's done this since rev 1.1, which was checked in on Sun Jan 14 1996,
>which was pre-1.0.1.  I suspect it was inherited from NCSA and never
>changed.
>
>After looking at the NCSA 1.3 source, it's clear that we inherited
>this misfeature from there.  I haven't found any discussion on it at
>all in the archives -- so I say "let's do it."

Sounds OK to me, I don't think it'll break any existing config files.

	Brian


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