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From Ruediger Pluem <rpl...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Ban the phrase "reverse-proxy"?
Date Wed, 01 Aug 2007 18:55:33 GMT


On 08/01/2007 05:39 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>>>> What would folks say to renaming all occurances of "reverse proxy"
>>>> to say "gateway" in our documentation?
> 

> 
> At the minimum, I plan to notate "reverse-proxy (e.g. gateway server)"
> liberally throughout the explanation pages of the module and guides.

Thats fine, but please keep the term reverse-proxy in parallel for the reasons
stated by others here. It may be a silly and incorrect term, but in contrast to
gateway in this context it is widely used and (at least many :-)) people do know
what it means.

Regards

RĂ¼diger


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