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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [STATUS] (apache-2.0) Fri Dec 18 23:45:31 EST 1998
Date Mon, 21 Dec 1998 13:34:55 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> On Sat, 19 Dec 1998, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 
> > Fabien COELHO wrote:
> > > 
> > > I'm not sure this is appropriate a suggestion here, because I'm new to
> > > this list, but you may consider adding macro definitions in apache
> > > runtime configuration files. I found it useful so I wrote such a module 
> > > this week as I was tired to copy-paste stuff in configuration files.
> > > 
> > 
> > That's pretty cool.
> 
> We REALLY don't want to go this way.  m4 does things quite nicely.  As
> does perl.
> 

The advantage is that it's _INTERNAL_ to the conf files. Sure m4 does
things nicely, but it's not only the capability that's nice, but it's
also the location where the capability is available.

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