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From "David Reid" <dr...@jetnet.co.uk>
Subject Re: Order of handlers
Date Sun, 31 Dec 2000 13:40:07 GMT
Sounds like a good idea and should improve things.  +1 from me.

david


> Handlers have traditionally been ordered in reverse order of the list of
> modules. This is, of course, crap. Furthermore, it doesn't appear to be
> consistent any more (I just spent some time trying to figure out why my
> index.html was showing earlier today and isn't now, and it isn't now
> because mod_autoindex comes ahead of mod_dir, which is surely wrong
> [though why it should have changed between builds escapes me - perhaps
> there's a problem with ap_allow_options()?]).
> 
> Anyway, I propose that, like hooks, handlers should be able to specify
> their relative order, when they feel like it. And I think I'm
> volunteering to make the change :-)
> 
> This _could_ also be used to get rid of the rather kludgy direct then
> wildcard matches (though we could default to use that ordering, still).
> 
> What say you?
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Ben.
> 
> --
> http://www.apache-ssl.org/ben.html
> 
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