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From Igor Galić <i.ga...@brainsware.org>
Subject Re: Options All
Date Fri, 19 Nov 2010 00:12:47 GMT

----- "Rich Bowen" <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:

> On Nov 18, 2010, at 11:52 AM, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> 
> > On 11/18/2010 7:43 AM, Nick Kew wrote:
> >> On Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:46:06 +0000 (UTC)
> >> Igor Galić <i.galic@brainsware.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Would it be sensible to change the default here as well?
> >>
> >> This is the kind of question that should better be discussed
> >> with downstream users, especially packagers, than with developers.
> >>
> >> If in doubt, don't change without at least a consensus among
> >> the distros.  There's enough end-user confusion about defaults
> >> that differ from what they've read.  Let's not add to it
> ourselves!
> >
> > Packagers don't follow our structure, and rarely follow our  
> > recommendations.
> > I wouldn't worry about them, ask on users@ or docs@ for a user  
> > perspective.
> 
> 
> The end goal to changing default values should always be (IMO) what  
> happens when you start httpd with no config file. I don't  
> realistically think that we'll get there - there's too many things  
> that have to be set - but hypothetically, that should be what we're  
> working towards when we make changes like this.

Does that mean we should set Listen to default to 80?!
*cough*

> So, +1 to changing this, as it give us something that is safe to have 
> 
> set server-wide.

I'm absolutely agree with Rich and Bill.
I'll take a look at Eric's patch and try to cobble something together
that will might fulfill the purpose.
 
> --
> Rich Bowen
> rbowen@rcbowen.com

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Igor Galić

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