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From Graham Leggett <minf...@sharp.fm>
Subject Re: Removing the Experimental MPMs in 2.2?
Date Fri, 03 Sep 2004 10:56:47 GMT
Paul Querna wrote:

> Using perchild as an example, many users see that it is available in 2.0
> and try it out. They then complain and make silly posts on Slashdot when
> it doesn't work. Why include these MPMs if no one is actively working on
> or supporting them?  It doesn't make sense for the 'Stable Branch' to
> include them at all.
> 
> Any other opinions about not including these MPMs?

The problem seems to be that it is not made clear enough that the 
modules are in fact experiemental.

By taking them out of the tree you are effectively killing development 
on them, removing the option of someone taking over maintenance of the 
modules in future.

Perhaps a warning on httpd startup should be added to make it clear the 
modules are experiemental:

Warning: The perchild module is EXPERIMENTAL, please use at own risk.

Regards,
Graham
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