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From Rasmus Lerdorf <ras...@lerdorf.com>
Subject Re: Antw: RE: consider reopening 1.3
Date Mon, 17 Nov 2003 19:11:48 GMT
On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> Glenn wrote:
> > 
> > On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 01:31:55PM -0500, Bill Stoddard wrote:
> > > Apache 1.4, an APR'ized version of Apache 1.3 (to pick up IPV6 and 64 bit 
> > > support) with all the Windows specific code stripped out and source 
> > > compatability (to the extent possible) with Apache 1.3 modules would 
> > > probably see rapid uptake. I can't say that thrills me but it's probably 
> > > true...
> > 
> > +1
> > 
> 
> Again, unless there is 100% binary compatibility, which I do NOT
> see with 1.4, then *what* is the driver for 1.4 over 2.x??

Why binary compatibility?  Recompiling a module is a hell of a lot easier 
than rewriting it.  

-Rasmus

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