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From Lucas Brasilino <>
Subject Re: Writing a apache module
Date Thu, 25 Apr 2002 10:44:47 GMT
Hi Robert:

	First of all, there's a mailing list about apache modules,
see This is a cross posting.
	I'd like to help :) but I'm looking forward apache 2 API.

bests regards

Lucas Brasilino

> I need an advise. I'm going to write an apache module for internet 
> advertisung. This module will deliver creatives (banners, HTML code, 
> Flash stuff), count the views and clicks of them, and make some other 
> reports. Apache module programming is completely new to me, but I have 
> expierence in C programming.
> Well, my idea of the thing is to handle HTTP requests in a particular 
> format. This format could look for example like this:
> GET /myadserver/event/view/banner_id/123456
> or:
> GET /myadserver/event/click/banner_id/123456/target/
> The module should handle all requests starting with /myadserver, then 
> parse the request string, then redirect the request to the 
> corresponding banner or the target site, and the update several report 
> files. Also: it should be possible to determine the locations of the 
> creatives and report files in httpd.conf.
> At the moment I don't exacly know what hook funtions are to use for 
> this. I primarly have the translate_handler function in mind, but is it 
> the only one I need?


Lucas Brasilino
Emprel -	Empresa Municipal de Informatica (pt_BR)
		Municipal Computing Enterprise (en_US)
Recife - Pernambuco - Brasil
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