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Subject Re: Using a different protocol than HTTP with apache core
Date Mon, 11 Dec 2000 14:38:54 GMT

> I might be needing to write an OCSP server in the next few months.  Everything 
> I would want or need (encryption (eventually ?), threading/pre-forking, apache 
> request/response cycle, memory management, ...) is available in the basic 
> apache software.  I just need to replace the HTTP code with OCSP code.
> I thought I recalled hearing someone say that Apache 2.0 would eventually be 
> able to support more than just HTTP -- that there would basically be a 
> protocol-neutral core upon which various protocols could be layered.  Is this 
> true or was I dreaming?

You were not dreaming!  Apache 2.0 has support for protocol modules, which
allow you to replace the HTTP support with another protocol.  If done
correctly, this includes the ability to use all of the basic Apache


Ryan Bloom               
406 29th St.
San Francisco, CA 94131

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