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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: New GUI for Apache
Date Wed, 24 Apr 2002 15:10:18 GMT

On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, Pete Nelson wrote:

> Here's a big 'what if . . .'
> I've heard that the apache documentation starts out in some XML format
> (is this correct?) and then is transformed into HTML.  What if there was
> a way to access that XML, and use it to see if the config directive you
> want to use is correct for your version of Apache and correct for the
> context in which it's being used?  You could also use the XML to
> reference any 'help' on a specific directive.

This would not work with the current docs, because the <compatibility> tag
is too free-form (ie. "Available in Apache 1.3.19 and later").  But if
someone is interested in this, the XML format could easily be changed to
accomodate it.  Discussion should go to


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