Re: Apache 2.x, mod_tcl webdev frameworks
- From: "David N. Welton" <davidw@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 22:56:37 +0200
Eckhard Lehmann wrote:
It is not maintained, and so will probably disappear from the web siteHow much work is currently required to maintain it?
sooner or later if no one steps up to help out with it.
It is a small module that does not need much maintenance work -
contrahery to Rivet.
It's about half the size of Rivet.
- The code should be refactored so that it is possible to compile
mod_tcl as a shared module and link it into a running Apache. Thats
mainly an autoconf/automake issue - just look at the mod_python or
whatever and do it like they do.
- Bugs, if any, should be fixed when they arise. It's not likely
because the functionality is not complex (most procedures have just one
line of code, so what...).
- Maybe some binaries for Windows can be precompiled and distributed -
for this, VC Express or higher is needed.
- Maybe the website can get a polish - my advise is to just install
wordpress (www.wordpress.org) to present some content and news. That's
not much work, I do it this way for Tloona (www.tloona.tk) and my
Would you like to do the maintenance? I can probably find some time to
help out especially for the shared compiling thing. It would be a pity
if even this small and useful piece of software vanishes because there
is nobody looking after it.
If someone wants to commit to it, I can probably see about commit
access. But it's got to be someone relatively serious about doing
continuous work, otherwise it's just patches.
David N. Welton
Linux, Open Source Consulting
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