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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <>
Subject [mp1] Apache::Status override keys in menu_item() sub
Date Mon, 26 May 2003 07:40:28 GMT
In this old report
Enrico Sorcinelli notes the fact that it is possible to override the
built-in menus in Apache::Status  with the menu_item() API.

He believes this is a bad thing, and provided a patch that will disable
this with a warning.

I don't see a good reason why people shouldn't be able to do that. And
after all, even if you block it thru menu_item, there will still be ways
to achieve that.

I can't find a good reason why people would want to override the
built-in menus either. But I would prefer if the choice remained in the
users hands.

If nobody objects to this one, I'd consider the issue closed and remove
it from STATUS

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