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From Cliff Woolley <>
Subject Re: Let's remove some modules from Apache 2.0
Date Mon, 09 Apr 2001 19:36:50 GMT
On Mon, 9 Apr 2001, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Let's look at what it does...
> 1. transpose upper/lower case typos
>    * This is absolutely required as long as we encourage win32 users to adopt
>      unix systems, with all their case-broken links and the rest.
>    * For this purpose, Win32 isn't even asking for this module.
> 2. fix up other ugly typos.
>    * This is actually in the spirit of the rfc, "strict in the output, leinent
>      of the input."  Remember that URI's are ment to be keyed from other media
>      (magazines, newspapers, napkin notes, etc) and that means there is a user
>      in the way of success (EBCAD).
> So I"m strongly -1 from removing this module under those two points.  You could
> probably add other arguments for keeping/removing the module, but I think these
> two are the only relevant arguments for keeping it in the core.
> Consider this a veto until further convincing arguments are presented.

For the record, I'm also -1 (vote not veto) on removing mod_speling for
largely the same reasons.


   Cliff Woolley
   Charlottesville, VA

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