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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: Suexec doc (Was Re: Fixing confusion of Apache vs httpd)
Date Fri, 12 Mar 2010 12:35:54 GMT

On Mar 12, 2010, at 7:27 AM, Rich Bowen wrote:

> On Mar 12, 2010, at 6:29 AM, Eric Covener wrote:
>>>> We are unlikely to ever completely fix this in the public  
>>>> perception, but
>>>> the program is "httpd", the "Apache HTTP Server".  If you could  
>>>> all help
>>>> to identify "Apache" abuse throughout the documentation and web  
>>>> pages, and
>>>> transform those to "httpd" for shorthand, that would be a huge  
>>>> help.
>> I am still confused over when "Apache HTTP Server" and when "httpd".
>> Is the former just a baby step to the latter?
>> I wanted to do a mass sed of s/Apache 2/Apache HTTP Server 2/g, but  
>> if
>> "Apache HTTP Server" is only the marginally less confusing term I
>> didn't want the unnecessary churn.
>> ("Apache 2" just happens to get a lot of hits and is a pretty safe  
>> expression)
> What I ahve been trying to do is to use 'Apache HTTP Server (httpd)'  
> at the beginning of a document, and 'httpd' thereafter. Perhaps  
> Noirin can tell us what we should be doing here.

Also, should we be using particular markup, such as <code>httpd</ 
code>, to refer to the server?


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