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From "Randy Terbush" <ra...@terbush.org>
Subject RE: Christopher Williamson: URGENT: Bug/compatability issue in Apache 1.3.26
Date Wed, 03 Jul 2002 20:20:41 GMT

> 
> Aaron Bannert wrote:
> > 
> > On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 01:19:53PM -0600, Jerry Baker wrote:
> > >
> > > Can't they offer a patch for their existing user base? I'm not 
> > > unsympathetic, but introducing these kind of hacks seems like it 
> > > would make the code grow more complicated with each 
> change in server 
> > > behavior.
> > 
> > That might work in some cases, but if they are under a 
> > controlled/hosting environment, it is unlikely that their 
> hosts will 
> > allow unchecked patches to be applied to the server.
> 
> Also, we rather violated the principle of 'be strict in what 
> you send, liberal in what you accept.'  We suddenly became 
> 'strict in what you accept' without warning or relief.

Agreed. +1 to revert this back to a more liberal accept mode.


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