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From "Life is hard, and then you die" <ron...@innovation.ch>
Subject Re: layer classes (was: filtered I/O ordering)
Date Sun, 04 Jun 2000 21:56:38 GMT
On Sun, Jun 04, 2000 at 12:22:35PM -0400, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> > Date: Sun, 4 Jun 2000 08:45:05 -0400
> > From: Jeff Trawick <trawickj@bellsouth.net>
> > 
> > > Date: Sat, 3 Jun 2000 14:41:41 -0700 (PDT)
> > > From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
> > ...
> > > Interesting thought here, in terms of classifying the filters:
> > > 
> > > 1) content-generator                (files, CGI, database, etc)
> > > 2) content-filter/munger/processor  (SSI, PHP, etc)
> > > 3) content-encoding                 (gzip?)
> > > 4) digest/message processor?        (mod_auth_digest)
> > > 5) transport-encoding               (chunking, SSL)
> > 
> > Character set recoding of content* would need to come between your 
> > "content-filter/munger/processor" and "content-encoding".
> 
> Another aspect for completeness is the handling of input (e.g.,
> posted) content.  Some of these same filter types are important for
> input, and we wouldn't want to have one of the types, say chunking,
> implemented as a filter for output but built into buff.c for input.

Good point. Filter types 3,4, and 5 certainly need to be there (in
reverse order).


  Cheers,

  Ronald


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