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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache HTTP server 2.3.0-alpha
Date Mon, 08 Dec 2008 16:40:34 GMT
Graham Leggett wrote:
> Henning Schmiedehausen wrote:
>> If that is the reason that e.g. the Velocity site broke, I am +1 for
>> rolling this back to a known stable 2.2.x version.
>> Our production sites IMHO shouldn't be guinea pigs for -alpha versions.
> If we don't trust our own software to run in production, who else will?

More to the point, it was already "rolled back" by disabling mod_deflate
as soon as the issue was identified.

Henning, if we take you literally, then we might as well pass infra
the charter that they are not to develop code for deployment, because
everything from your fingers to the keyboard is alpha until proven and
juried by peers.

This has been standard practice for 10 years; what's changed?

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