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From "David Burry" <dbu...@tagnet.org>
Subject Re: new download page
Date Sun, 27 Oct 2002 22:47:12 GMT
Awesome script...  I hadn't thought of doing it this way, this is better
than what I was thinking.. it seems to address everyone's concerns too in
the best way that's still within our resources.

Dave

----- Original Message -----
From: "Justin Erenkrantz" <jerenkrantz@apache.org>
To: <dev@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Sunday, October 27, 2002 1:50 PM
Subject: Re: new download page


> --On Sunday, October 27, 2002 9:39 AM -0800 Justin Erenkrantz
> <jerenkrantz@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > I'm trying to write it up now.  I'm also cleaning up closer.cgi
> > while I'm at it.  -- justin
>
> Well, that took *way* longer than I wanted to.  Anyway, a rough
> sketch of what I'm thinking of is here:
>
> http://www.apache.org/dyn/mirrors/httpd.cgi
>
> And, to prove that this new system isn't any worse than the old one:
>
> http://www.apache.org/dyn/mirrors/list.cgi
>
> This is a python-based CGI script that uses Greg Stein's EZT library
> (much kudos to Greg for this awesome tool).  It allows for the
> separation of the layout from the mirroring data.  Therefore, it
> makes it really easy to do the above with only one CGI script
> (httpd.cgi and list.cgi are symlinked to the same file) that has
> multiple 'views' and templates.
>
> We would probably have to work a bit on the layout and flesh it out
> some, but this is the idea that I had.
>
> Source at:
>
> http://www.apache.org/~jerenkrantz/mirrors.tar.gz
>
> If I could run CGI scripts from my home dir, I wouldn't have stuck
> this in www.apache.org's docroot, but CGI scripts are not allowed
> from user directories.  ISTR mentioning this before and getting no
> response from Greg or Jeff.  -- justin
>


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