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From Aaron Bannert <>
Subject Re: story posted
Date Thu, 06 Feb 2003 17:50:44 GMT

On Wednesday, February 5, 2003, at 08:27  AM, Joshua Slive wrote:

> On Wed, 5 Feb 2003, Sascha Schumann wrote:
>>     Now, we could solve both problems by using a handler and
>>     the prefork MPM.  But then, Apache 2.0+PHP is basically
>>     Apache 1.3+PHP with a few extra modules thrown in.  That's
>>     how it appears to the end-user at least.
> I don't buy that argument.  Are you saying that if Apache 1.4 had been
> released with a couple extra modules but no threading or filters, then 
> would have stuck with 1.3 because it works "well enough"?  No, I hope 
> would have updated to 1.4 to take advantage of the current development
> efforts.  Those development efforts include not just a couple new 
> modules
> (major ones like mod_ssl, mod_dav, mod_deflate, mod_auth_ldap, etc), 
> but
> lots and lots of other enhancements (IPv6, PCRE, improved negotiation,
> better documentation, better non-unix support, many bug fixes, etc).
> So why not just do a handler-based PHP for 2.0, and work on other 
> problems
> in the future.  This is a silly family quarel that is making everyone 
> look
> bad.

There is no such thing anymore as a handler in Apache 2.0, am I correct?
Aren't the handler-like hooks that try to behave the same was as they 
in 1.3 just implemented over output filters?


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