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Re: [BOOK] Request for cmpilato/fitz/sussman to comment on issue 1188

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-09-03 00:33:54 CEST

On Thu, 2004-09-02 at 17:27, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> "Max Bowsher" <maxb@ukf.net> writes:
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1188
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/nonav/issues/showattachment.cgi/185/ch05.patch
> >
> > This is a patch adding an example of apache reverse proxy setup to the
> > svnbook.
> >
> > Please could the keepers of the book give an official opinion on
> > whether this is good for the svnbook, or too general an apache topic
> > to be suitable.
> Conceptually, I'm -0. But I'm definitely -1 on the patch, which tells
> somebody's sob story in the first-person with a use-case that is
> entirely too general to be appropriate.

I don't think it's quite appropriate for the book either. We don't
document how to set up SSL, or Virtualhosts, so would why reverse proxy
be appropriate? Any apache manual covers these topics... even the free
apache docs do.

Maybe it's better to rewrite this patch into our FAQ. Though, I can't
say I've ever heard people asking about how to do this in users@ or

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