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From Fred Moyer <>
Subject Re: development state of MP
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:03:48 GMT
On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 10:30 AM, Randolf Richardson <> wrote:
>> I have not used modperl for long days. Is Apache mod_perl in actively
>> development recently? or just in maintenance state?
>         It seems to me that it's quite active as a lot of people have been
> discussing some aspects of its code.

Yes, we've had 2 mod_perl core releases so far in 2012, and another
one is expected soon. While not a lot of new features are being added,
we've been keeping up with the newer Perl and Apache versions. Since
mod_perl exposes the Apache API, the development follows suit there in
terms of features.

>         The thing that's improtant to remember about ModPerl is that it's
> very well written, most likely because it's well thought out, and so
> it doesn't seem to need a lot of changes.
>         Where most of the activity will occur, I've noticed, is within the
> various CPAN modules that provide specific functionality.  ModPerl is
> more of a facilitator to integrate Perl into Apache and APR, and make
> it persistent (which has the wonderful side-effect of major
> performance gains).
>> Thank you.
> Randolf Richardson -
> Inter-Corporate Computer & Network Services, Inc.
> Beautiful British Columbia, Canada

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