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From Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group <ruediger.pl...@vodafone.com>
Subject Re: mod_substitute docs
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2008 16:44:08 GMT
 

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Jim Jagielski 
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 14. Februar 2008 15:12
> An: dev@httpd.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: mod_substitute docs
> 
> 
> On Feb 14, 2008, at 9:06 AM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> 
> > Eric Covener wrote:
> >> Anyone else +1 for flatten-as-default and providing an 
> option such  
> >> as:
> >> 'q'uick: Substitute more efficiently, but further 
> substitutions will
> >> not be able match across the boundaries of this substitutions
> >> replacement string.
> >
> > +1, anything requiring this depth-of-understanding is prone 
> to be a  
> > problem.
> >
> > The optimization would have to know that the smallest 
> pattern-match  
> > space
> > is some (x) characters long, and unconditionally do a set-aside of  
> > (x-1)
> > characters of trailing data from each bucket, to match across calls.
> >
> > Flatten is so much simpler for the casual user.
> >
> 
> And sooo much slower (and memory extensive)... I submit that
> the vast majority of people would NOT require it and thus
> should not be subjected to the overhead.
> 
> But that's just my own 2c :)

+1 to this. Do not make (f)latten the default for the reasons stated by Jim.

Regards

Rüdiger


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