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From Ryan Bloom <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] apr-client
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2001 23:29:36 GMT
On Wednesday 26 September 2001 04:22 pm, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> > > And, in discussions with Roy, I think he was thinking a client
> > > library should be a part of httpd not APR.  But, I don't care
> > > one way or another.  -- justin
> >
> > Nah. This has utility outside of httpd. Specifically, Subversion is an
> > excellent candidate. I also know that Covalent has a similar library that
> > they use internally ("apua", I believe). So that is candidate #2. And
> > then you have your flood program for candidate #3. Of course, mod_proxy
> > would use it, but that can fall under Roy's httpd placement model.
> >
> > And then there are the ones we don't know about...
> All the more reason why it shouldn't be part of the Apache Portable Runtime
> project.  If you want to create a new project for it, that's fine with me,
> but the only thing it has in common with APR is that it will use APR.

I agree with Roy about this.  This doesn't really have anything to do with creating
a portability run-time.  It really should be an httpd sub-project.


Ryan Bloom
Covalent Technologies

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