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From "Andrew Olden" <>
Subject Re: Virtual hosts and bind
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2001 15:18:25 GMT
I agree that this is a good idea, it could also be modelled along the lines
of a document for users migrating from IIS to apache/different terminology

I wouldn't classify it as hand-holding but you would have to be careful not
to go to far with being helpfull.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andy Doran - Fasthosts Internet Ltd." <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2001 10:57 AM
Subject: RE: Virtual hosts and bind

> Hi all,
> As a bit of an outsider to the Apache Docs project, my 2 euros are:
> What kind of docs are we/you trying to write? Docs for penguin heads so
> they can squeeze out a few more features from Apache, or docs for numpties
> who just want to get a webserver up and running?
> To write a single document to appeal to both is essentially impossible;
> do you write two separate documents?  Sounds like the work load is
> with this option. How about a few 'scenarios' which will cater for the
> of people who just want to do the basics.
> eg. "I'm running an intranet and want to share docs internally"
> "I want to set up a simple public webserver with no script support"
> "I want an all singing and all dancing, cgi-enabled, Virtual Hosting
> environment with .htaccess and frontpage support".
> Too much hand-holding?  I'll leave that up to you to decide. Oh yes,
> don't shoot me down (unless you can do it in a funny way).
> Andy
> > So I'm just saying thanks for forwarding this, and everyone
> > should feel free
> > to forward such comments in the future --- even if we then
> > immediately shoot
> > them down.
> >
> > Joshua.
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