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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Adding "Docs overhaul" to new_features_2_4
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2012 20:40:46 GMT
On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
> Having reviewed this document, I have a number of remarks.
>
> 1) This appears to be a document about "multi-use SSL certificates",
> whatever that is. While useful content, it doesn't appear to be directly
> relevant to the Apache HTTP Server, or have a place in the HTTP Server
> documentation. I think that ideally what we want is information that's
> directly useful in configuring the HTTP server.
>
> 2) Perhaps this content would be more readily accepted by the folks at
> openssl.org who are documenting stuff directly related to the SSL protocol
> itself. We could then heavily link to that resource over there.
>
> I'm a bit of a stickler for deciding what the scope of our documentation is,
> and then not straying too far outside of that. The scope of our docs is the
> Apache HTTP Server and how to configure it. While the theory of SSL itself
> intersects with configuring mod_ssl, they are separate topics.

+1, I read the wiki link from the older thread, and the content seemed
more along the lines of a whitepaper (we'd potentially link to) but
nothing that would live in the Apache manual.

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