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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Who decides what modules go in core release?
Date Wed, 21 May 2003 20:29:40 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> >While I respect the argument, I don't agree with it.  Apache configuration
> >files can be fairly large and complicated.  Maintenance quickly becomes an
> >issue.  Macro pre-processing outside of the invocation of Apache is
> >certainly possible.  It's just an additional step, an additional tool, one
> >more link in the maintenance chain.  I know, that's what I've been doing so
> >far.
> While I respect your comments, I'd argue that macro and preprocessors
> introduce *additional* confusion, not less, for less experienced administrators.
> Sort of an argument against such a facility by default.

Also, there is the issue of audience and support and if
any module would be willing to be formally accepted. Unless
these issues are addressed, this discussion is way premature :)

   Jim Jagielski   [|]   [|]
      "A society that will trade a little liberty for a little order
             will lose both and deserve neither" - T.Jefferson

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