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From Issac Goldstand <mar...@beamartyr.net>
Subject Re: Amsterdam sandbox
Date Wed, 14 Nov 2007 14:07:16 GMT
Graham Leggett wrote:
> On Wed, November 14, 2007 10:35 am, Paul Querna wrote:
>
>   
>> That you currently need a patch to serf/trunk to add the pluggable event
>> loop.  Hopefully we can fix that out tomorrow by adding it or some
>> derivative to serf trunk.
>>     
>
> This could potentially become a recurring theme.
>
> Adding the ability for httpd modules to make http client calls is a very
> useful addition, and as has been suggested already, mod_serf is the most
> obvious contender for the job for extending services to the rest of the
> server.
>
> But if what httpd asks of serf deviates so far from the standard serf
> library that we need to fork our own version of serf, then we will start
> having all sorts of problems.
>
> We need to keep this in mind if serf is set to be so tightly integrated
> with the core.
>
>   
Well, not to overstate the obvious, but aren't we implying here that
serf will become an integral part of apr-util (at least that's what I'd
understood)?  As such, serf wouldn't be forked as much as absorbed...

  Issac


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