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From Ian Holsman <li...@holsman.net>
Subject Re: [Patch mp2] X-Powered-By
Date Fri, 07 Jan 2005 02:27:53 GMT
Philippe M. Chiasson wrote:
> Perrin Harkins wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, 2005-01-06 at 13:49 -0800, Philippe M. Chiasson wrote:
>>
>>> Actually, I'd have to say the reason to come up with X-Powered-By is 
>>> specifically
>>> (well sorta) to get mod_perl advertised no matter what ServerTokens 
>>> is set to.
>>
>>
>> People will be upset if you make it hard to hide which modules are
>> running.  I have met a number of paranoid sysadmins who would blow a
>> gasket over things like this.  I suggest being conservative here.
> 
> 
> I can understand the concerns. I am looking for a suggestion that would 
> put us
> on equal footing with what php is doing.
> 
> It seems PHP has a flag expose_php that is on by default. So I guess we 
> could just
> do the same:
> 
> ModPerlExpose On|Off
> 
> And have it default to On as well? Would that accomodate people's 
> concerns ?

+1 from here.
just remember to bury the way to turn it off, as PHP does ;-)

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