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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: Auth: Start the httpd-2.1 branch finally?
Date Mon, 14 Oct 2002 03:08:08 GMT
--On Sunday, October 13, 2002 9:36 PM -0400 Joshua Slive 
<> wrote:

> One more note: I'd like to see the rename of mod_access reversed.
> That just seems like a gratuitous change that hurts users and
> doesn't really help developers.

Could you please explain why breaking out the authorization (authz) 
components in a similar fashion to authentication (authn) is a 
gratuitous change?

I believe mod_authz_host is a much better name for mod_access.  It 
indicates that this module is only dealing with authorization based 
on the remote host components.  mod_access can mean lots of things, 
but the fact that it was solely restricted to hostnames wasn't 
obvious to me from the original module name.  -- justin

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