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From Nick Kew <>
Subject mod_access vs mod_authz_host
Date Thu, 03 Nov 2005 16:26:57 GMT
Is there really a rationale for that name change?

This module is *not* an authz module in the sense of anything from
the used-to-be-auth modules are.
  * It lives on a different request processing hook.
  * Its semantics, and even HTTP failure code, are different.
  * it uses TCP information rather than HTTP information. 
  * It has a clear but *distinct* relationship with the real authz,
    expressed in the Satisfy Any|All directive.

Reverting the name to mod_access will make it immediately more
accessible to users (a name they know), and reduce the scope
for future confusion.  How about it?

Nick Kew

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