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From "Gomez Henri" <>
Subject RE: why not post mod_gzip 2.0? (was: Re: [PATCH] Add mod_gz to httpd-2.0)
Date Thu, 06 Sep 2001 16:04:50 GMT
>> Why won't you post mod_gzip 2.0 *today*?

>Because Apache 2.x is not STABLE, not In BETA and the API set is not yet
>FROZEN... When it is, we will release mod_gzip as a third party module,
>which we will support and maintain.

There is actually many alpha release, and many of then are more than beta
quality. IBM team started from a apache 2.0.18-beta to have their Apache 2.0
port for iSeries.

If you have a module INSIDE Apache you'll have more chance to
have some decision in API changes.

>In the meantime use mod_gz.

Frankly if mod_gz is included in apache core, it will be the de-facto
reference, and chance to have mod_gzip used will low

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