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Re: Tri-state for http-detect-chunking config option

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 23:09:50 -0700

On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM, Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_apache.org> wrote:
> In tristate, the default is "auto". The error message that mentions "no" only
> appears for people who explicitly set "yes" (that is, changed the default)
> *and* ran into a bad proxy. I think we can assume that people who set "yes"
> know what they are doing --- they cared enough to change from "auto" to "yes",
> so I believe they will be very much conscious of the cost of "no" and of the
> fact they have that very-suboptimal-to-them option set.

I have no objection to simply never advertising the no setting at all
in the error message.

We can advertise it in our release notes where we can put suitable
warnings there.
Received on 2013-07-12 08:10:31 CEST

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