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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Suexec doc (Was Re: Fixing confusion of Apache vs httpd)
Date Thu, 11 Mar 2010 14:19:38 GMT
In the process of doing this, I looked at the suexec doc and Holy Cow,  
it's dated. Can someone who knows something about suexec and  
mod_suexec take a look at it and make some recommendations? Thanks.


On Mar 6, 2010, at 3:52 PM, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:

> Hey there Docs team,
>
> One of the recent board/members level dialogs was about the  
> persistence
> and recognition of the name "Apache" as a web server program.
>
> 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.
>
> Perhaps choosing the program's name to be the name of the foundation  
> was
> a mistake, but the least we can do is to help adjust for the reality  
> of
> the current structure and framework of our foundation.  It is named  
> "Apache",
> The Apache Software Foundation, so wherever we can disambiguate the  
> web
> server software's name from our umbrella, it will be appreciated by  
> all
> of our sibling projects and fellow committers!

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