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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Suggest renaming mod_authz_host to mod_access_host
Date Fri, 25 Nov 2005 10:43:15 GMT
Joshua Slive wrote:
> Joost de Heer wrote:
> 
>>> access control:
>>>   is this request permitted, based on where it is being made from
>>
>> In other words, is the host from which the request comes, authorised 
>> to make this request? Hence mod_authz_host.
> 
> I tend to agree that the new name is confusing.  It is theoretically 
> possible to have host authz integrated into our system ("Require host 
> .apache.org", for example), but it isn't designed that way.  But the new 
> name seems to suggest that it is part of the same system.

Perhaps the real issue is that Satisfy/Allow/Deny is the confusing part,
and these should all be rolled into Require ?

<ducks/>

Bill

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