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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: Ideas for Smart Filtering
Date Sun, 01 Aug 2004 01:15:55 GMT
--On Friday, July 30, 2004 3:13 PM -0400 Joe Schaefer 
<> wrote:

> I thought such hooks were run on *every* request, not
> just the ones which require a particular output filter?
> If so, for performance reasons that's not a suitable
> solution for folks writing output filters with mod_perl.

Exactly.  filter_init has a very specific purpose.  Removing it makes certain 
classes of filters (like the now removed PHP httpd-2.x filter) not able to 
work correctly.  -- justin

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