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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Removing Limit and LimitExcept
Date Fri, 22 Oct 2010 13:36:20 GMT

On Oct 22, 2010, at 5:56 AM, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:

> On 10/21/2010 8:49 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>> 
>> So I am currently -1 on the whole idea.  I see no need to deprecate
>> Limit and LimitExcept.  I see considerable harm in removing them
>> entirely.  I see no harm in introducing new directives that will do
>> similar functionality in a better way, documenting those directives
>> as the preferred alternative, and modifying our configs accordingly.
> 
> I expected nothing less from you, Lars, Jim and others who would have
> approved this broken feature in the first place.
> 

You mean from people who not only develop but also run it
and have comprehension regarding the impact of such extensive
config changes for a 2.2->2.4 upgrade, right? Thanks.

I think, as Roy says, allowing for Limit/LimitExcept, noting
that it is deprecated, and creating a new set of directives
that allow people to use the "new method", is a much friendlier
approach for our users.

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