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Subject Re: SetFilter docs
Date Sun, 19 Nov 2000 18:10:52 GMT
On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, Joshua Slive wrote:

> Ryan, I have not checked the code to see what it actually does, but the
> documentation for SetFilter is bogus.  You say that this maps a
> filter to a mime type, but all the examples you give are mapping a filter
> to a handler.  ("server-parsed" is a handler, both in conventional
> Apache usage, and by virtue of the AddHandler directive in the second
> example.)

Okay, I'll change that to handler in a few seconds.

> I have not followed all the filter discussions, but we clearly do not
> want mime-types to be the "main" way of setting up filters.
> This gets us back to the old situation of overloading the mime
> type with too many duties.  A mime-type's primary duty is to set the
> content type for the file.

I think we have had this discussion.  There are people who do want to see
the mime-type used as a way to setup the filters, and people who don't.  I
just want to make this usable.  :-)

Doc change coming soon.


Ryan Bloom               
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San Francisco, CA 94131

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