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From Jie Gao <J....@sydney.edu.au>
Subject Re: support for Apache 2.4
Date Sat, 15 Feb 2014 04:36:18 GMT
Hi Bill

I was referring to mod_perl only.

Wasn't there a Perl Renaissance recently? :-)


Regards,


Jie

* Bill McCormick <wpmccormick@gmail.com> wrote:

> Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2014 21:15:59 -0600
> From: Bill McCormick <wpmccormick@gmail.com>
> To: modperl@perl.apache.org
> Subject: Re: support for Apache 2.4
> User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:24.0) Gecko/20100101
>  Thunderbird/24.3.0
> 
> OK, so to continue with the top posting, are you saying that there's
> some expectation that Perl will someday be dropped?
> 
> On 2/14/2014 7:01 PM, Jie Gao wrote:
> >Hi All
> >
> >It would be good if there is even an indication of the
> >state of the play that would help us make future decisions re
> >mod_perl. The link http://svn.apache.org/snapshots/modperl-2.0/ on page
> >http://perl.apache.org/download/source.html#Development_mod_perl_2_0_Source_Distribution
> >returns 404; http://perl.apache.org/dist/ is full of broken links. To
> >be sure, everybody is busy and contributions from existing developpers
> >are greatly appreciated. However, if people can't get anywhere on
> >http://perl.apache.org/, that makes it difficult to attract new
> >developpers.
> >
> >Time is running out for mod_perl, for applications developped for Apache
> >2.2.* cannot be made available for an increasing number of users of
> >Apache 2.4, and the prospect of mp being dropped by Web app developpers
> >altogether could come much sooner than one'd expect and I certainly would
> >hate to see that happen.
> >
> >Regards,
> >
> >
> >
> >Jie
> >
> >
> >* Randolf Richardson <randolf@modperl.pl> wrote:
> >
> >>Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:18:12 -0800
> >>From: Randolf Richardson <randolf@modperl.pl>
> >>To: modperl@perl.apache.org
> >>Subject: Re: support for Apache 2.4
> >>X-mailer: Pegasus Mail for Windows (4.63)
> >>
> >>>Anybody know when mod_perl will support Apache 2.4? Or is it the other
> >>>way around?
> >>>
> >>>Cheers!
> >>
> >>	I'm interested in when this will come to fruition too.  I've been
> >>encouraging people to learn mod_perl2 and a few of them told me that
> >>without support for Apache HTTPd v2.4 they aren't interested (they
> >>think that v2.2 is too old now, and I do consider that to be a
> >>reasonable consideration nowadays), so this is becoming a problem.
> >>
> >>	I also need to move on to Apache HTTPd v2.4 and I really want to get
> >>away from running a separate instance of HTTPd v2.2 just for Perl
> >>support.  My fear is that ModPerl will be mis-classified as "outdated
> >>technology" as more sites increasingly upgrade to Apache HTTPd v2.4
> >>and find that it is not compatible.
> >>
> >>Randolf Richardson - randolf@inter-corporate.com
> >>Inter-Corporate Computer & Network Services, Inc.
> >>Beautiful British Columbia, Canada
> >>http://www.inter-corporate.com/
> >>
> >>
> >
> 
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