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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/os/netware mod_tls.c
Date Thu, 06 Sep 2001 21:45:25 GMT
On Thursday 06 September 2001 14:17, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> From: "Ryan Bloom" <rbb@covalent.net>
> Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 8:09 AM
>
> > On Thursday 06 September 2001 07:48, bnicholes@apache.org wrote:
> > > bnicholes    01/09/06 07:48:46
> > >
> > >   Modified:    src/os/netware mod_tls.c
> > >   Log:
> > >   Added the ability for MOD_TLS to take advantage of the mutual
> > >   authentication functionality built into Winsock and NILE on NetWare
> >
> > Mod_tls isn't ever really used, because mod_ssl has the exact same
> > filters. Is there a chance you can port this to mod_ssl?  I will be
> > removing mod_tls later this week.
>
> If this module will come forward from 1.3 (where it was supported) it would
> have to land in modules/arch/netware/ --- second, this is kernel level
> support of SSL which is entirely different (IMHO) than mod_ssl.
>
> To be fair, mod_tls (winsock) has been around longer.  However, mod_tls is
> a little too vague to be used this way.  So, Brad, would you be willing to
> remove this module from the core, given that everyone shares mod_ssl, and
> that mod_ssl offers a more comprehensive and supported ssl/tls
> architecture?  If not willing, please describe for the list what it is and
> why it aught to remain, and if you are willing to rename it to
> mod_winsock_tls to avoid ambiguity?
>
> Now if Brian wants to keep/Ryan wants to remove, then fine, we need a vote.
>  But this module has been around for a number of 1.3 subrevisions, and
> cannot be axed by one individual's opinions.  It isn't easy to be accepted
> as a new module.  It must be equally difficult to be pulled from the core.

To clarify, I am removing mod_tls from 2.0.  I saw mod_tls, and didn't connect it
with Apache 1.3.  I will not remove mod_tls from 1.3 this week.

Ryan

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