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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: SGI's Accelerating Apache project
Date Sat, 17 Feb 2001 16:05:05 GMT
On Fri, 16 Feb 2001, Greg Stein wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 11:22:06PM +0100, Guan Yang wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 03:33:32PM -0500, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> > > "William A. Rowe, Jr." wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > I am referring to SGI's FAQ on the 'ASF's disinterest.'
> > > > 
> > > > On this License incomptabilities
> > > 
> > > {sigh}  <URL:http://oss.sgi.com/projects/apache/faq.html#Q12>.
> > 
> > Check the license for the State Threads Library:
> > http://oss.sgi.com/projects/state-threads/license.html
> > 
> > It's the Netscape Public License, because STL is based on NSPR.
> 
> But that is the STM itself. We should be able to code *against* the API
> without being subject to the license terms. (the NPL is non-viral)
> 
> It would actually be quite interesting to see APR ported to build against
> STM and see what happens when the threaded MPM is thrown against APR/STM.

Personally, I would go the other direction.  Just port the STL to use
APR.  I just ported the threaded MPm to APR in ten minutes last night (not
committed, because I came home and left the computer off), so the port
really shouldn't be that hard.

Ryan

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