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From "Randy Terbush" <ra...@covalent.net>
Subject RE: apr_ v.s. ap_
Date Sun, 02 May 1999 02:36:10 GMT
I whole heartedly agree with your comments Ben.

Anyone that thinks we should have another round of renaming, please
reread the archives surrounding the previous fiasco. There is no sense
in  inflicting this kind of excercise on module developers.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: new-httpd-owner@apache.org
> [mailto:new-httpd-owner@apache.org]On
> Behalf Of Ben Hyde
> Sent: Thursday, April 29, 1999 7:52 AM
> To: new-httpd@apache.org
> Subject: apr_ v.s. ap_
>
>
> Ryan Bloom <rbb@raleigh.ibm.com> writes:
>
> > > On Wed, Apr 28, 1999 at 05:12:06PM -0400, Ben Hyde wrote:
> > > > Maybe it is a little late to say anything but I wish
> that apr_ was
> > > > just ap_ in apr ...
>
> > Why are we having this discussion again.  We had it once
> already when we
> > talk about all of the naming conventions.  The general
> consensus was that
> > types end in _t, enumerations end in _e, macros are
> capitalized, and
> > everything begins with apr_ either caps or not depending
> on what it is.
>
> If no one else feels this is a mistake then I will shut up.  Since I
> think is is just foolish self indulgence serves absolutely
> no useful
> technical purpose and inflicts unnecessary noise into the
> the process
> I couldn't let is pass without comment.
>
> > ... By then, most if not
> > all of the work in the 1.3 tree should have stopped, so
> keeping two
> > repositories in sync is a non-issue.
>
> The impression that 1.3.7 will be the last release in in that family
> strikes me as wishful thinking.  2.0 is going to take time
> and inflict
> a frightening API change on module authors.  The interests of the
> installed base will overwhelm any desire we might have to avoid
> ongoing working 1.3.7.  If we don't continue to evolve and maintain
> 1.3 others will.  Just look at the scale of Ralf's EAPI patch as an
> example.
>
> Humm... I must be suffering from low blood sugar, sorry about that.
>
>   - ben
>
> ---
> Must even the greatest visions of the heart be blurred by
> discretions?
>   -- Kathleen Scott
>


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