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From "Justin Erenkrantz" <>
Subject Re: It's that time of the year again
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2006 18:45:13 GMT
On 4/18/06, William A. Rowe, Jr. <> wrote:
> > I know :-).
> > But I would like to see this inside the apr framework as it
> > seems to me that serf has some acceptance problems here in the httpd
> > community. Please correct me if this impression is wrong.
> Your impression is wrong.
> APR ejected the code due to lack of interest / lack of maintenance, and the
> general fear of feature creep.

I'll agree with that.  Placing serf under APR initially was a mistake
in retrospect.

> The httpd community has never objected to it.  IF you are suggesting putting
> wire protocol implementations in APR, I think again you are overloading the
> charter.  Suggesting that a matching client wire protocol library fits into
> the httpd's project goals makes alot more sense.

However, that I will disagree with.  httpd has never wanted a client
library for the same reasons as APR: scope creep.  It's outside of our
charter.  -- justin

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