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- Subject: Re: Update on status of mod_wombat
- From: "Bertrand Mansion" <lua@...>
- Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2008 12:15:58 +0100
First, thank you for mod_wombat, I am very happy to use Lua and
I have been using it for some time now so I was wondering if you
planned to have a website for the project or a place were I could post
tickets, bug reports and eventually patches ?
On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 9:49 PM, Brian McCallister <email@example.com> wrote:
> Amongst other things, you can provide a handler for any phase of the
> request handling chain (ie, quick handler, translate name, map to
> storage, check user id, check auth, check access, fixups, etc), either
> externalized or directly in the apache config file.
> I'd really love for more lua-centric folks to poke it, make
> suggestions (provide patches!), both Paul and I are more C centric :-)
> On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 10:34 AM, Matthew M. Burke <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> It looks like mod_wombat (provides Lua scripting for Apache web server)
>> will be released as a core module (i.e. if you download the web server,
>> you will get mod_wombat---no need to download it separately).
>> As part of this change, it is likely the module will get renamed.
>> Mod_lua is not really an option because there are several dead projects
>> with that name and it is felt that changing the name of mod_wombat to
>> mod_lua will be too confusing. FWIW, the current lead contender is
>> Anyway I've not had as much time to work with this module as I'd like.
>> The Google Summer of Code project involving mod_wombat never got
>> anywhere (the student had to drop out). But if you are looking to use
>> Lua in a web context, I recommend checking it out.