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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: Order deny,allow,help,me,please
Date Tue, 12 Dec 2000 21:35:56 GMT

> I'm just looking over mod_access.html to see if it can be improved,
> and I'm wondering, what is the point of the Order directive anyway?  Why
> doesn't Apache just evaluate each "allow" or "deny" in the order in which
> they appear in the config file?
> 
> The Order directive seems to be a constant point of confusion for users,
> and I'm wondering if it could be eliminated in 2.0 in favour of evaluating
> everything in config-file order.  Is there a flaw in my logic somplace?

This would break a lot of working installations, and it increases the
order dependance in Apache.  IMHO that would be a bad thing.

Ryan

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