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From Igor Galić <i.ga...@brainsware.org>
Subject Re: Do we want to remove/deprecate mod_request?
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2011 12:02:32 GMT


----- Original Message -----
> On 22 Nov 2011, at 11:21 PM, Stefan Fritsch wrote:
> 
> > from a cursory glance at mod_request and apreq, it seems that
> > mod_request offers a subset of the functionality of apreq. Graham,
> > is
> > that correct?
> >
> > If we aim for inclusion of apreq some time in 2.4.x, it may be a
> > good
> > idea to not add another API for the same thing. Maybe we could
> > document that mod_request is already deprecated?
> >
> > Removing it now would be a shame because mod_auth_form depends on
> > it.
> 
> I think the addition of apreq is a lot more work than people realise.
> There is a lot of duplicated code across the server, and I think a
> target for v2.6 should be to consolidate and remove the duplicated
> code, and depend on apreq properly. This will take a while to do, and
> will probably involve changes to the apreq API along the way.
> 
> Warning users that mod_request will be consolidated with apreq in
> future is a good idea.


+1

> Regards,
> Graham
> --

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