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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/docs/manual/mod mod_authn_anon.html.en
Date Mon, 07 Oct 2002 14:00:06 GMT
jerenkrantz@apache.org wrote:

>   Update the docs to fully reflect the aaa changes by linking in the new
>   modules and removing the deleted ones; renaming mod_auth_anon->mod_authn_anon,
>   and mod_access->mod_authz_host.
>   
>   All docs to the old modules are now deleted.
>   
>   Translations were kept with their old modules.  (Can't read Japanese.)

It has been a tradition in the apache docs to keep "backward 
compatibility" within major versions.  This means that anyone using any 
version of Apache 2.0 should be able to use the docs from the website. 
That is broken by this reorg.

One option would be to add back docs for the old modules (mod_auth, 
mod_auth_dbm, etc) with just skeleton contents saying where to look for 
the docs.  Another option would be to just abandon the backward 
compatibility.

Another thing that is needed here is a brief writeup of the "what has 
changed" variety.  This could be added to, or at least linked from, the 
"upgrading_to_2_0 doc.  Justin, is there any way you could supply that?

Joshua.


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