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From Marc Slemko <ma...@znep.com>
Subject RE: [RFC] InodeEtag option
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2001 20:44:29 GMT
On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Joshua Slive wrote:

> 
> On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Dietz, Phil E. wrote:
> 
> > No one has replied.  Any opinions ?
> >
> 
> I don't see why this is being implemented as an "Option".  What is the
> harm of adding another directive?  Problems with the "Option" approach:

Right.  I think this is the rationale behind all the objections to adding
more Options before; Options are a historical anachronism from before "the
server" (NCSA at the time) easily supported the more flexible config
language that Apache now supports.



> 
> 1. The options syntax is confusing overall.
> 
> 2. I still believe this implementation is contrary to the way that other
> Options work, although I have not looked at the code in detail.
> 
> Joshua.
> 


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