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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: mod_status.c
Date Thu, 04 Feb 1999 01:21:30 GMT

On Wed, 3 Feb 1999, Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:

> > Maybe we need an API so people can write their favourite mod_status page
> > style templates :-)  Sounds like a job for PHP.
> Although I think making the mod_status page pretty is a rather useless
> thing to do, the idea of somehow making the information on it available to
> a module is interesting.

Committing to make the scoreboard portable, and the interface public is
not at all a good idea. 

Contrast the old-style ps which mucked around in /dev/kmem, and the newer
styles which use /proc.  It's pretty much the same problem. 


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