On Sat, Sep 01, 2001 at 06:19:32PM -0700, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> 3) I don't believe that we
> should be adding every possible module to the core distribution. I
> personally think we should leave the core as minimal as possible, and
> only add more modules if they implement a part of the HTTP spec.
The list has already covered the "minimalist" thing, but the rollup issue is
A suggestion: create httpd-rollup to hold the tools/scripts/web pages and
whatnot for creating a combo of httpd releases plus supporting modules.
The -rollup project could create rollups of just ASF bits (proxy and ???),
but could also be a way to rollup third-party modules (like Ralf's module
bundles). I believe we have also discussed how the Apache Toolbox could
become an ASF project. I'd suggest that it goes into httpd-rollup as one of
contrib-1.3/ Apache 1.3 plus a bunch of contrib modules
toolbox/ Apache Toolbox
asf-2.0/ Apache 2.0 plus ASF bits
contrib-2.0/ Apache 2.0 plus ASF plus contribs
Under httpd-site, we'd create the /rollup/ subdirectory and tightly
incorporate references to it with our distribution pages (to ensure that the
blob with proxy in it is just as easy to find/download as the core).
Does this seem like a reasonable approach to get out of the rollup logjam?
Given this kind of arrangement, would some module contributions or inclusion
have a "lower bar" to become part of ASF-distributed bits? etc.
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/