>>>>> "RD" == Rainer Dorsch <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> OK, let's suppose you're packaging this one. Then you have to
>> depend on Apache too. What URL would you put it under?
>> "/achiveo"? What if it's been configured away from htdocs/?
>> What if mod_rewrite is used for terminfo-like hashing, so it's
>> really searched for under htdocs/achiveo?
>> and so on, and so on.
>> Bottom line: Debian is not yet ready for packaging of web
RD> I think this statement has some truth. There is no
RD> infrastructure for web applications available in the Linux
RD> distributions, i.e. complicated install and deinstall scripts
RD> must be written. But usually this way a useful API is develoed
RD> after having experience with the problems.
RD> But on the other hand, these are details which could be
RD> documented in README.Debian, if writting the install scripts
RD> is a to big hassle. At least I have the impression, that Linux
RD> distribution could solve this problem easier than commercial
Look at aeromail in woody, for one approach to this.
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