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From "Bill Stoddard" <>
Subject Re: httpd 1.3.19 + proxy
Date Tue, 27 Mar 2001 03:49:46 GMT
> Chuck,
>   It's clear from the last 7 trys and 3 partial successes that we need to
> very cautious about the 1.3 tree's releases and stability, a ton o' folk
> relying on this.  Win32 10 things fixed, 1 thing broke issues don't bother
> but an underpinning like mod_rewrite or mod_proxy do concern me.
>   Have you considered the advantage in creating mod_proxy11, similar to
> way we paralleled mod_digest and mod_auth_digest?
>   I'd be a strong supporter for taking these as a 'fork' - preserving the
> behavior of mod_proxy and 'doing no harm' to that module.

If you had asked me a year ago, I would have agreed. However, it is clear
that 1.3 will be around for a -long- time and if the HTTP/1.1 support in the
proxy is not quite right, we fix it and roll another release. It is really
not that big a deal. I am in favor of commiting the changes.


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