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From Stefan Eissing <>
Subject Re: mod_websocket ownership (and fixes)
Date Fri, 11 Sep 2015 09:52:19 GMT
Hi Jacob,

good to see that someone adopts this! As to advise...

While I am no expert on WebSockets and its different flavors, I know that mod_websocket and
my cuddly mod_h2 have several things in common. For example they both have to manage the "Upgrade:"
dance. And WebSocket might want to participate in the TLS+ALPN protocol handling also.

For these things, there are some new features in trunk and hopefully in the next 2.4.x release.
In case you're interested, we can chat about this a bit.

As to other topics, such as moving buckets across threads or not-busy-waiting: these areas
mod_websocket and mod_h2 have in common to find a good solution for. Might also be worth an

I was (for no particular reason) not subscribed to modules-dev, but am now. So you'll also
find me there.



> Am 10.09.2015 um 23:05 schrieb Jacob Champion <>:
> To hopefully put this thing to bed, six months later -- I have taken the mod_websocket
patchset started by the long conversation in [1] and pushed it to a GitHub fork [2].
> I've submitted a pull request to the original author, but I'm assuming he will not suddenly
appear out of the blue after three years, so I plan to actively own and maintain my fork on
GitHub. If you're also interested in WebSockets with Apache, and/or you've submitted a pull
request to the original project and it hasn't gone anywhere, please give me a buzz.
> I still need to familiarize myself with the code base and get it into a state where I
can sustainably maintain it (tests would be good). After that I'm primarily interested in
picking up the conversation left off in Bug 47485 [3]. Any general advice is welcome!
> [Administrative side note: I am no longer employed at National Instruments, so emails
to my prior address will bounce. Use GitHub to talk to me about the module.]
> Thanks again to modules-dev for helping and humoring me!
> --Jacob
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]

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