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From Ruediger Pluem <rpl...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Merging branch authz-dev - Authorization and Access Control 2.3 vs. 2.2
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2006 22:43:36 GMT


On 01/11/2006 11:23 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On Jan 11, 2006, at 7:19 AM, Joshua Slive wrote:
> 
>> [Your merge today prompted me to dig out a response I started but
>> never finished.]
>>
>> I am still worried that we are underestimating the pain that this will
>> cause.  In my opinion, a config change that requires substantial
>> changes to every httpd.conf and many .htaccess files requires a major
>> version bump (to 3.0) unless it can, in some way, be made seamless to
>> the end user.  And there is no way to deny that this will put a large
>> roadblock in the way of upgraders.
> 
> 
> It isn't just your opinion -- incompatible configuration changes
> means third-parties have to change their source code, which means a
> major version bump is required.  So either somebody gets busy on
> implementing backward-compatibility or this stuff gets bumped to 3.x.

+1

Regards

RĂ¼diger

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