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- Subject: Re: Update on status of mod_wombat
- From: Jan Schütze <JanS@...>
- Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 22:33:51 +0100
But users will barely search for modwombat if they try to get a mod_lua.
First time I searched for it, I found the svn-folder of kepler which did
not really works at all. mod_lua is what one expects and fits nicely in
the default module-naming.
Brian McCallister wrote:
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 10:59 AM, Stefan Sandberg
I fail to see how renaming it to an hawaiian barbeque is somehow preferable,
regardless of any dead projects.
I don't love it, but is slightly better than wombat :-/
I'm lobbying for not caring as long as you say "./configure
--enable-lua" and all the config directives are of the form
In that case, the code level name for the module is almost irrelevant.
Luau does lead to easy misspelling errors though...
Matthew M. Burke 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.