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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: SSL support
Date Sun, 04 Feb 2001 16:32:53 GMT wrote:
> > No. What you are saying is that we can have any SSL implementation we
> > like so long as it is mod_ssl. That's unacceptable. What we agreed was
> > that there would be an abstraction such that _third-party_ modules to
> > provide things like caching, certificate verification, etc., could be
> > added, but that _none_ of the functionality would be ported from either
> > Apache-SSL or mod_ssl.
> Just to throw something out here, I would like to see mod_ssl/tls,
> whatever it's called, not implement caching at all.  Cache logic is all
> relatively similar, even if some of the details change.  We have a very
> small prototype of a mod_cache in experimemntal, that was originally
> designed as a filter to cache web pages.  With a bit of work, a small
> function could be added to put generic caching in.  This would allow
> mod_ssl/tls to take advantage of any back-end that has been written for
> mod_cache.

Ooo. Must write a Splash! extension for mod_cache...




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