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From Graham Leggett <minf...@sharp.fm>
Subject Re: client_ip vs remote_ip
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2011 23:01:41 GMT
On 24 Nov 2011, at 12:39 AM, Nick Kew wrote:

> Whoops!  No it doesn't: it's just REMOTE_ADDR that features in CGI.
> Objection-in-principle to wrowe's suggestion withdrawn!
> 
> How about, we make a clear break with possible confusion by
> dropping remote_ip altogether?  It has wrowe's desired effect
> of forcing anyone who uses remote_ip to make a decision over
> what semantics are in fact needed.
> 
> Appropriate Terminology Suggestion:
> 
> Object		Protocol		Remote		Name
> ------		--------		------		----
> request_rec	HTTP		Client		client_ip
> conn_rec	TCP		Peer		peer_ip

Sounds sensible, +1.

Regards,
Graham
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