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Mod_cml Is Dead, Long Live Mod_cml

Yep, mod_cml will vanish from the distribution of lighttpd 1.5.0. It will get a new name and will get a full blown set of functions to manipulate the execution of a request in lighty. It reason to rename mod_cml is that the focus of this module has changed from the its first implementation. It is not about checking if a request is a cache-hit or not. It is about deciding how to handle a request. Any status code can be returned, any content source will be able to be queried to assemble the content (files, memcache). The main reason is to allow us to change the names like ‘trigger_handler’ and ‘CACHE_HIT’ to something more appropriate. In the end no big change, but a neccesary one to make the use of this powerful module more obvious. … Perhaps the new name will be mod_cml … what would be the new meaning of this abbreviation ? Any suggestions ?

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