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From Ronnie Brunner <ron...@netcetera.ch>
Subject Re: Default of maxrequests in mod_websh
Date Tue, 19 Feb 2002 09:52:04 GMT
I fixed the documentation accordingly (was faster than opening a bug) ;-) 

> > Anyway, the question is: does it make sense to have a default of 0
> > (interps live forever by default). The code now sets the default to
> > 1, which makes sure every interp is destroyed after the first
> > call. This was ment as a security feature (easy migration of CGI's
> > that do not really care about session cross-talk across requests...)
>  
> > I'm open: either change the code or the documentation. what about
> > you guys?
> 
> Sounds to me like a logical default.  Inexperienced or new users won't
> encounter "unexpected" problems due to the lack of a cleanup.  Those
> who know better can change the default and then know to pay attention
> to what they are doing.  I have tried to follow this principle with
> dtcl and Rivet.  Keep it simple for the beginner, and give the expert
> all the rope they need to hang themselves.

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Ronnie Brunner                               ronnie.brunner@netcetera.ch
Netcetera AG, 8040 Zuerich    phone +41 1 247 79 79 Fax: +41 1 247 70 75

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