On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 2:28 PM, Andrew Kelley <superjo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > node-connect-static
>>
>> i know it's easier said than done, but can you consider doing a PR to
>> serve-static with the feature(s) you're missing ?
>>
>> if not, then yes, bundle it inside groovebasin.
>
>
> I hadn't considered this. I will go ahead and make a pull request. I have
> worked with one of the maintainers in the past, so maybe they will consider
> it.
>

I thought about this some more, and I think that I would rather not do it.
As an upstream author, I think the packages are distinct. In particular,
 serve-static has these dependencies:

serve-static (1.6.1)
├─ parseurl (~1.3.0)
├─ send (0.9.1)
├─ escape-html (1.0.1)
└─ utils-merge (1.0.0)

I don't want to drag these dependencies in. Additionally, serve-static and
connect-static have different use cases and implementations; if they were
merged then they would share no code. I think they really are distinct
packages.

However, as an alternative to bundling, I could see this being something
like nodemodules-connect-middleware or something like that. But maybe
bundling is fine since nothing else depends on connect-static as of yet.
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