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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: mod_proxy patches for HTTP Header manipulation
Date Mon, 21 May 2001 21:03:03 GMT
Hi Kwindla,
Give me a specific example and I'll see what I can do to scratch your itch :-)

Bill  

> 
> Graham Leggett writes:
>  > Kwindla Hultman Kramer wrote:
> 
>  > > If we are talking more generally about mod_headers features that would
>  > > be nice to have in 2.0, I have been playing around a little with the
>  > > idea of more powerful conditional header setting. Matching of a
>  > > mod_rewritish-style -- using variables like %{HTTP_HOST} -- could be
>  > > interesting.
>  > 
>  > Duplicating functionality is something I'd like to avoid if I can. If
>  > mod_rewrite can almost do what you need, then it should be changed so
>  > that it does all of what you need, rather than writing the functionality
>  > from scratch in another module.
> 
> I don't think this is feature duplication. mod_rewrite modifies URLs;
> I'm interested in modifying HTTP headers. Am I missing something: is
> there a way to 
> 
> It is not always possible to segment application functionality by URI
> alone. Attaching extra information to a request (by setting headers,
> for example), is also often very helpful.
> 
> Bill Stoddard's patch is a step in the right direction. It only
> handles a single sub variable (%D, like in mod_log_config), and
> doesn't (yet) handle conditional setting.
> 
> Yours,
> Kwindla
> 


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