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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <>
Subject Re: Back to the roots
Date Mon, 26 Apr 1999 14:18:58 GMT

In article <> you wrote:
>> It's more the general ASF-related hype around APR, ...
> Ralf,
> Why do you link ASF and APR? They are completely unrelated.
> ASF is about creating the legal means to protect our freedom to develop
> the best web server money can't buy. And do so in a way that is least
> disruptive to the way Apache Group has operated in the past. I am glad
> that there are ASF members willing to pick it up; it's not a pleasant
> task.
> What do you have against portability runtimes? If the only OS you are
> interested in is Unix or Windows (but not both), then I guess you have a
> point.  IMHO, a well implemented, thin PR would be useful to any web
> server design effort, whether it is based on existing code or not. 

Oh, I'm a fan of portability runtime libraries, of course. I'm just still not
a big fan of the way APR comes to us through the pthreads port. But my direct
link from ASF to APR as maybe incorrect, yes.

                                       Ralf S. Engelschall

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