> On Dec 13, 2017, at 12:45 AM, William A Rowe Jr <wr...@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 3:32 AM, Stefan Eissing
> <stefan.eiss...@greenbytes.de> wrote:
>> Fellow Apache developers: if we want to make an X-mas 2.4 release for the
>> people on this planet, the backports in STATUS need your attention:
>> 
>> B2: mod_remoteip: Add PROXY protocol support
>>  - needs 1 more vote!
> 
> The caveat to this one, which none of us have found time to work on,
> is that we agreed we wanted an affirmative whitelist of the subnets
> which are submitting requests under the PROXY protocol, before
> we consider the blacklist of plain requests. Not sure whether or not
> we want to advance it before resolving that missing feature, which
> is why I haven't registered any vote one way or another.

Personally, I think it is bad form to hold off on a back port
for a feature that only 1 person really, really "demanded"
and then not do anything to add that functionality in.

So I say YES, we SHOULD vote on this as-is and stop
hamstringing efforts to add this functionality to 2.4.x

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