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From Noirin Shirley <>
Subject Re: Suexec doc (Was Re: Fixing confusion of Apache vs httpd)
Date Wed, 17 Mar 2010 12:15:59 GMT
On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 12:37 PM, Rich Bowen <> wrote:
> Summary:
> It appears that the majority is in favor of 'Apache HTTP Server' when
> referred to in full, but there doesn't seem to be much of a consensus of how
> this should be abbreviated, so that we don't have to say the full name every
> time.

Looking at the example sentences below, it seems to me that "Apache
HTTP Server" and "the server" could be the solution to all of this.

> In deciding what file to serve for a given request, the server's
>    default behavior is to take the URL-Path for the request (the part
>    of the URL following the hostname and port) and add it to the end
>    of the <directive module="core">DocumentRoot</directive> specified
>    in your configuration files.
> Apache HTTP Server is also capable of <a href="vhosts/">Virtual
>    Hosting</a>, where the server receives requests for more than one
>    host.
> Apache HTTP Server offers several different ways to accomplish this.

The last is mildly clunky, but I don't think there's a completely
clunk-free option on the table anyway.


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