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From "Bob & Letha McCray" <...@pldi.net>
Subject Unsubscribe" Re: allow, require, deny, etc
Date Sun, 10 Sep 2000 22:28:24 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joshua Slive" <slive@finance.commerce.ubc.ca>
To: "Apache Docs" <apache-docs@apache.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 10, 2000 10:02 AM
Subject: Re: allow, require, deny, etc


> On Sat, 9 Sep 2000, Rich Bowen wrote:
>
> > OK, another pet peeve of mine. I know that there are historical reasons
> > for having some directives start with a lowercase letter. But is there
> > really any reason to continue doing this? Directive parsing is not
> > case-sensitive, and we can change the documentation without changing any
> > code. I'm proposing that we start using Allow, Require, Deny, and Order,
> > so that all directives have the same capitalization. Consistency is a
> > Good Thing.
> >
>
> I agree.  Something that is missing from the docs (or, at least, I haven't
> found it) is a discussion of the basic format of the configuration files
> and how they work.  There is a couple paragraphs in
> http://www.apache.org/docs/invoking.html
> but not much detail.  For example, I don't know if it states anywhere
> that directives are not case-sensitive, or that comments are
> not allowed on the same line as directives.  (In fact, I believe there
> are even some examples in the docs of comments and directives on
> the same line.)
>
> Joshua
>
>


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