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From James Sutherland <>
Subject Re: proxy development mailing list
Date Sat, 27 May 2000 19:22:34 GMT
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
> +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 *, or something
like SourceForge?


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