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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: AddOutputFilter enhancement
Date Wed, 31 Jan 2001 22:47:38 GMT

> > > > 1)  SetupFilterStack   Stack_name   filter1 filter2 etc
> > > > 2)  AddFilterStack     Stack_name   extension1 extension2 etc
> > > > 3)  SetFilterStack     Stack_name   mime-type1 mime-type2 etc
> > >
> > > This doesn't mean anything to me - would you like to add some
> > > explanation to your explanation?
> > 
> > The idea is to clean up the interface a bit.  Basically, directive #1
> > would define a filter stack, which could then be used in the other
> > two.  The other two directives are basically just like AddType and
> > SetType, except instead of associating a mime-type with an extension or a
> > handler, it associates a defined filter stack with either a mime-type or
> > an extension.
> 
> Oh, I see ... why is this better than <Files...>?

Because I got yelled at when I said to use <Files...>.  :-)  I was just
trying to make people happy.

> I have to say I don't like the idea of associating with mime-types,
> since those are related to the end product, and hence are likely not to
> be unique to a particular filter stack - or did you mean to match
> handlers, really?

I guess handlers.

Ryan

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