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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject RE: Fw: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/modules/test mod_autoindex.cmod_autoindex.exp
Date Fri, 10 Nov 2000 00:11:56 GMT
> From: rbb@covalent.net [mailto:rbb@covalent.net]
> Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2000 5:12 PM
> 
> On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Bill Stoddard wrote:
> 
> > You know the coalesce filter (when it is coded to work correctly. It has a bug
> > now that I haven;t had time to track down) will eliminate the 'horrid chunking
> > characteristics' of mod_autoindex.  That is why I wrote the filter in the
> > first place.  I am not convinced we should eliminate the ap_r* API. It is a
> > simple streaming API that will be easier for module writers to write against
> > as compared to the bucket brigade API. Stick the coalesce filter in line when
> > using the ap_r* API and it works nicely.
> 
> Nobody said anything about removing the ap_r* API.  What we have said is
> that we would rather re-code some of the core modules to use a buckets
> interface because it is more optimal.  The ap_r* functions will still be
> there, but that doesn't mean we should feel forced to use them.

Agreed, ap_r* stays.  I was thinking ahead to 3.0 and just left the note
so we remember why it's sitting there in test :-)

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