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From "Manni Wood" <mw...@digitas.com>
Subject RE: Invitation to HTTPD commiters in tomcat-dev
Date Tue, 20 Jul 2004 18:10:44 GMT
Perhaps I just don't undestand how infrequently Apache and Tomcat get used together.

I was under the impression (perhaps incorrectly) that they get used together often enough
to warrant the plugin's inclusion with the Apache source code. (After all, both projects *are*
ASF projects.) But it's perfectly possible that I, and all the web developers I've worked
with over the years, are not an accurrate representation of the Apache user base as a whole.

If the module is not included as a part of Apache, and instead ships with Tomcat, it would
sadden me and many web developers I know, but, Andre, as you point out, there are good reasons
for your line of thinking.

-Manni

-----Original Message-----
From: André Malo [mailto:nd@perlig.de] 
Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2004 1:59 PM
To: dev@httpd.apache.org
Subject: Re: Invitation to HTTPD commiters in tomcat-dev

* "Manni Wood" <mwood@digitas.com> wrote:

> > > Having proxy_ajp included in httpd v2.0 would be a good thing - there is
> > > a base of users for it (with it's more advanced handling of things like 
> > > indicating secure connections, etc it's useful).
> 
> > Hmm. I'd include rather in tomcat distribution than httpd-2.0. That seems
> > to be way more logical.
> 
> I'd include it in Apache, not Tomcat.
> 
> It's an apache module, after all,

oh? Like all the other hundreds of modules out there? mod_perl? mod_python?
Sorry, that's not an argument.

nd
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