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From "Joshua Slive" <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject RE: Directive "overloading"
Date Mon, 14 Jan 2002 19:10:28 GMT

> From: Greg Stein [mailto:gstein@lyra.org]

> On Sun, Jan 13, 2002 at 12:22:16PM -0500, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > I've never been that happy with the current situation that regex pattern
> > matching for some directives (like Directory) have both an overloaded
> > version (Directory ~) and a full directive (DirectoryMatch). I am
> > planning on adding some regex matching to some proxy functions,
> > however, and I plan on doing so *only* via separate directives.
> > Speak up now if this causes excess heartburn for anyone...
>
> +1

+1 from me as well.

> +0 on torching the existing, overloaded forms. (and have Apache issue
> warnings for a few releases)
>

+1 for just ditching them and documenting it, assuming we are talking about
2.0.  There are plenty of other directives just going away.  Of course, this
seems to be a touchy issue.

Joshua.


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