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From Brian Pane <brian.p...@cnet.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0 STATUS ROADMAP
Date Sat, 23 Nov 2002 20:44:32 GMT
On Sat, 2002-11-23 at 12:19, Cliff Woolley wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Nov 2002, Aaron Bannert wrote:


> > >   +    * The 'modules/experimental' tree will evaporate soon.  Anything
> > >   +      in the development branch should be located under it's eventual
> > >   +      home (such as modules/cache/.)
> >
> > There's no reason to remove this from the 2.0 releases. They are
> > experimental not matter way, and if someone grabs a 2.0 tarball and
> > wants to start hacking on experimental stuff, all the better!
> 
> -1 to removing them from 2.0.  The modules are 'experimental' not just
> because they are development projects, but more because we don't put the
> same level of faith in those modules working as advertised as we do in
> regular modules.  But some people are willing to take the chance and DO
> use them in production!  We can't just snatch them out from under those
> people.

I agree: we should keep the experimental modules.

The cache code is a good example of a beta-quality component
that's getting a healthy amount of testing and feedback from
users because it's available as an experimental subsystem in
the stable release.

Brian



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