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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Remove the Port directive.
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2001 15:50:27 GMT
"William A. Rowe, Jr." wrote:
> 
> Now our users have exactly _two_ directives to comprehend:
> 
> Listen controls what addresses and ports the server listens on;
> 
> ServerName defines the server's OWN name for itself, including
> it's port if it is a nonstandard assignment;

All right, got it.  

> And if you are correct, that this breaks VirtualHost, then
> we have a bug and we better fix that before Ryan's commit.

I am not sure if it breaks it or not, but having lots of
flexibility for specifying name/address/port in the <VirtualHost>
open directive bungs up the cleanliness.

Listen 80
ServerName Foo.Com
<VirtualHost OtherFoo.Com:8080>

What happens?  Presumably the vhost will never hear anything,
but will/should we detect it and report it?

Also, from your example:

> ServerName this.host.com       [assumes the default port 80]

except that Ryan said there is no default port any more.
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