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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: proxy development mailing list
Date Sat, 27 May 2000 19:31:53 GMT
On Sat, 27 May 2000, James Sutherland wrote:
> On Sat, 27 May 2000, Greg Stein wrote:
> > On Sat, 27 May 2000, Chuck Murcko wrote:
> > > There are enough people interested in ongoing development of mod_proxy
> > > that I'd like to get a proxy dev mailing list set up on apache.org.
> > 
> > +1
> > 
> > Would it make any sense to split it off into a separate mini-project that
> > is an add-on to the core Apache? It could still operate under the HTTP
> > Server Project, but be distributed as a separate package. That would serve
> > several points:
> > 
> > 1) the base Apache no longer has proxy in it (good from a maintenance
> >    point of view, bug reports, etc)
> > 2) allows mod_proxy to be decoupled from the Server delivery schedule
> > 3) more committers can be brought in, for that particular project
> > 
> > The Jakarta and XML projects have numerous sub-projects. It seems that we
> > could create a similar mechanism under HTTPD.
> > 
> > > Are there any compelling reasons why this would not be a good idea?
> > 
> > If you create a separate list, then I'd recommend going the next step (a
> > complete sub-project) so that you can get adequate exposure,
> > participation, and infrastructure.
> 
> Good idea. Would the new project be housed on *.apache.org, or something
> like SourceForge?

apache.org

All ASF projects operate under apache.org. We have a complete
infrastructure for this, and it provides "branding" for the ASF.

Specifically, mod_proxy would be a sub-project which is placed on
httpd.apache.org.

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/


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