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From "Brad Nicholes" <>
Subject Re: mod_access vs mod_authz_host
Date Thu, 03 Nov 2005 16:37:15 GMT
   But it does handle access control which kind of puts in the category
of authz vs. anywhere else.


>>> On 11/3/2005 at 9:26:57 am, in message
<>, wrote:
> 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?

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