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From arrc...@cosmic.net.au
Subject Re: minor vent.
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2002 23:44:27 GMT
That minor whinge isnt worth replying too, doh to late, ive replied:)

Go install something like webalizer which has 5-6 dependcies when
installing on clean/new systesm, thats all good fun especially for first
timers:)


On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> Herb Peyerl wrote:
> >
> > (I'm going to unsub from this mailing list now, so if you feel
> > the need to vent back at me, please do it privately, so as
> > not to pollute this fine mailing list anymore than necessary).
>
> It's rather poor form to pollute the forum yourself and then
> duck out of taking the consequences.. <grin>
>
> I'm ccing the list because this *does* come up occasionally.  I
> handle the mail sent to the Foundation's general eddress, so
> it seems appropriate that I speak up.
>
> > Sure, I could probably build lynx on my webserver but in general,
> > why should I have to build a piece of software in order to
> > retrieve the source to Apache when every reasonable operating
> > system comes with a decent ftp client, and there are a lot of
> > relatively decent ftpd's that you folks could use?
>
> There are a number of reasons we have chosen to support HTTP
> only, and not ftp.  Three of those are: security, virtual hosts,
> and security.
>
> If you trust us enough to use our software, why do you choose
> to DIStrust that we have valid reasons for our configuration?
> --
> #ken	P-)}
>
> Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini  http://Golux.Com/coar/
> Author, developer, opinionist      http://Apache-Server.Com/
>
> "Millennium hand and shrimp!"
>
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