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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: svn commit: r692325 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mpm_common.xml
Date Fri, 05 Sep 2008 16:39:37 GMT
takashi@apache.org wrote:
> @@ -443,8 +443,8 @@
>  
>  <directivesynopsis>
>  <name>MaxClients</name>
> -<description>Maximum number of child processes that will be created
> -to serve requests</description>
> +<description>Maximum number of simultaneous requests that will
> +be served</description>

perhaps we mean to say

"Maximum number of connections that will be processed simultaneously"

which is, as you note, different than the number served, lingering,
sitting in the accept queue, etc.

also note that clients in this day and age typically consume 2 connections
so that description was sub-par.

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