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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r345301 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/core.xml
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2005 18:38:03 GMT

Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> --On November 17, 2005 6:29:43 PM +0000 wrote:
>> * Deprecate AddOutputFilterByType
> I disagree.  IMHO, recommending switching to mod_filter is like telling 
> people to switch from Alias to mod_rewrite.
> As I said when this was discussed on the list, the AddOutputFilterByType 
> directive interface could be implemented by mod_filter under the hood. 
> However, I believe the user interface presented by AddOutputFilterByType 
> is exactly right for the problem at hand.  -- justin

I was just making the directive docs consistent with filter.xml.  But I 
agree both ways: the current AddOutputFilterByType is more confusing 
than useful, but its simple interface would be nice to maintain.  I 
suggest we leave it deprecated until someone fixes it.


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