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- Subject: Re: Update on status of mod_wombat
- From: "Brian McCallister" <brianm@...>
- Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2008 08:50:34 -0800
On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 3:15 AM, Bertrand Mansion <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> First, thank you for mod_wombat, I am very happy to use Lua and
> Apache2 together.
> 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 ?
main website: http://httpd.apache.org/
mailing list: email@example.com/
> On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 9:49 PM, Brian McCallister <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 <email@example.com> 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.
> Bertrand Mansion