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From Cliff Woolley <>
Subject Re: make certificate TYPE=custom? (fwd)
Date Mon, 20 May 2002 01:08:50 GMT

Just passing on a user sentiment.  Not acked.


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Date: Sun, 19 May 2002 20:37:44 -0400
From: MegaZone <>
Subject: Re: make certificate TYPE=custom?

Once upon a time Cliff Woolley shaped the electrons to say...
> IIRC, the official consensus on the httpd dev list was that will NOT
> support make certificate in Apache 2.x at all, with the reasoning that

That's incredibly lame.

> test certificates just tend to confuse people who don't know what they're
> doing.  Granted, there is a documentation bug which still indicates that

So it penalizes people who know what they are doing by making things
more difficult...

> I'm not saying I personally agree with the dropping of make certificate,
> but it was the group's decision, not mine.  And I suppose I see the

Caving in to ignorance is rarely a good decision.

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