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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: [Patch] Concept: have MPM identify itself in Server header
Date Sat, 04 May 2002 00:23:08 GMT
At 06:08 PM 5/3/2002, Ian Holsman wrote:

>Cliff Woolley wrote:
>>On Fri, 3 May 2002, Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:
>>
>>Possibly.  I guess I draw the line by saying that it's okay to announce
>>version numbers, but configuration parameters are out.  I don't have so
>>much of a problem with third-party modules announcing themselves.
>>mod_ssl and OpenSSL I find questionable at this point, however.  <shrug>
>
>On this note
>what do people think in making the 'default' install only show the major 
>version (ie.. Apache 2.0) instead of showing everything?

-0 here too... the problem is that a proxy engine, knowing of a specific 
bug with
Apache 2.0.41 and prior could compensate for that shortcoming.  Having no
version information means the proxy or other client may be unable to 
accommodate
that discrepancy with the HTTP specification.

Bill





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