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From (David N. Welton)
Subject Re: open bug list / website
Date Thu, 08 Nov 2001 14:30:49 GMT
Ronnie Brunner <> writes:

> > I don't want to sound ignorant, but rather, I would like to have a
> > clear idea about these:

> No, no: I'm glad you ask. I'd rather be sure we talk about the same
> thing.

Yes, and I am realizing that websh is quite a complicated system.  I
think I will have better luck hunting down and concentrating on
individual bugs, with your support for the rationale/motivation/usage
of the particular area of code involved.

log & subst:

I entered the additional information in the bug tracking database.

> > > - Modify/Adapt packaging (autoconf etc.)

> ....

Ok, that's perfectly clear.

> > > - tcl_platform alike info for websh/mod_websh

> > I assume you mean add information for websh in that variable?

> Originally I think we planned our own variable, but thinking of it:
> why not just add some additional info in the same hash... Only
> restriction: we should comply to TEA, but I don't know what they say
> about exstension info (we could also add websh_version, and
> websh_patchLevel variables)

> Hope that helps

Yes, it does, and I have some more questions:

WRT to

Ensure -path option in web::filecontext, or
  make it the first argument (depends on parent class)

1) if I'm understanding correctly, the -path argument must be passed
   to this command?  And one way of doing that might just be to say
   "ok, the first command has to be -path", or maybe by eliminating
   the -path command and just stating that the first argument to
   filecontext is the path?  

2) What exactly does the reference to the 'parent class' mean?  I've
   been reading the code, and understand the idea behind the 'factory'
   somewhat, but the 'parent class'?  Does the factory system create

David N. Welton
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