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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [BUG or FEATURE] OutputFilter executed twice
Date Sat, 03 Nov 2001 22:22:31 GMT
From: "Ryan Bloom" <>
Sent: Saturday, November 03, 2001 1:20 PM

> On Saturday 03 November 2001 04:24 am, Mladen Turk wrote:
> >
> > I'm working on some module and found that my filter procedure gets executed
> > twice for each request.
> > I don't know if that's the bug, It's not a feature I'm sure :-)
> > Putting something like that in the config will double the response time.
> This is a feature, because it allows you to process a file multiple times for the
> same type of format.  While 99% of people won't want to do this, adding
> the overhead to check for this case when adding filters is not a good thing.

Agreed.  Picture a scenario where you SSI-filter a file, run it through another
PHP filter, and then pass that through SSI.  Agreed, it isn't optimal, but some
users will find applications for this.


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