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From dean gaudet <dgaudet-list-new-ht...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Configuration modules...
Date Fri, 14 Apr 2000 00:32:25 GMT
yeah, and i'm procrastinating from some hard code so i'm reading new-httpd
again ;)

-dean

On Thu, 13 Apr 2000, David Reid wrote:

> cause you care too much :)
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "dean gaudet" <dgaudet-list-new-httpd@arctic.org>
> To: <new-httpd@apache.org>
> Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 6:01 PM
> Subject: Re: Configuration modules...
> 
> 
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 12 Apr 2000 rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> >
> > > The other reason this isn't a support nightmare, is that we only have to
> > > support ONE language.  We are allowing other people to add more
> languages
> > > it they wish.  This really kind of goes along with the rest of the
> changes
> > > that make Apache more like a server-framework that has a module for
> > > serving http requests than a server that only understands http requests.
> >
> > you know, if we want to be general on every dimension possible why don't
> > we just publish a "how to code in C" book and ship everyone a bloody
> > compiler?  then mod_perl can become a "how to code in perl" book and
> > include the perl tarball.
> >
> > i am -1 on config modules.  just like i'm -1 on including log filtering
> > functionality.  for the same reason:  this is so bloody easy to do OUTSIDE
> > the server that we shouldn't be making our code EVEN MORE MONOLITHIC by
> > including it.
> >
> > think unix please.
> >
> > assume we change the internal config language to XML.  then it's trivial
> > for anyone to write a perl/java/C program that translates
> > MyFavouriteLanguage to XML.
> >
> > gah, i don't know why i bother.
> >
> > -dean
> >
> >
> 
> 


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