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From Bill McCormick <wpmccorm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: support for Apache 2.4
Date Sat, 15 Feb 2014 03:15:59 GMT
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  My fear is that ModPerl will be mis-classified as "outdated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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