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Re: webcalendars (fwd)




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Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il> -- 95855124
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Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2000 23:20:34 +0100
From: Ola Lundqvist <olalu526@student.liu.se>
To: Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il>
Subject: Re: webcalendars

On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 10:47:02PM +0200, Moshe Zadka wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Nov 2000, Sean R. Lynch wrote:
> I think you're underestimating the power of httpd.conf. Take a look again
> at my original message for some of the havoc people can play with
> mod_rewrite, and that was light examples. Non-standard content handlers,
> smarter mime-type guessing and all sort of things come in.

Well the power of the apache config is probably the solution too. You
can actually (via scripts) rewrite the config file, or at least include
other config files.

> You need to carve out a URL namespace for each application, and make 
> sure (by having a master httpd.conf that the user must not touch (i.e.,
> it's not considered a config file) which includes first the user config
> file and then the Debian config files)
> 
> I haven't even started talking about Apache virtual host, which add
> another layer of complication to this thing. Oh, and ports too.
> And IP-based virtual hosts. 
> 
> It's not an easy problem, any way you look at it.

But if it is possible to define a policy of how the config file are handled
from deiban scripts there should not be hard to have a lot of web
applications packaged.

I do vote for config file to include :)

// Ola

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