[ic] access_gate standing - obsolete?
Stefan Hornburg (Racke)
racke at linuxia.de
Sat Sep 24 18:22:15 UTC 2011
On 09/23/2011 08:56 PM, Paul Jordan wrote:
>> On 09/23/2011 07:01 AM, Paul Jordan wrote:
>>> Someone recently mentioned to me that their recall was that .access_gate (and I assume .access) might be considered obsolete. This could have just be their unfamiliarity with it, but I wanted to see if this is so or not. I find it still works perfect for http and https on at least 5.6.3.
>>> I use access_gate as a BACKUP mode of security, but if it has the potential of disappearing in the distro, then I will look for another backup method.
>>> If I continue to use it, I want to know it's still relevant.
>> There are no plans to remove that functionality within 5.x.
> Thank you Racke.
> I'll assume there are no plans to remove it beyond 5 either, but not neccessarily plans to keep it either unless I hear otherwise.
IC 6 will be fundamentally different from IC 5, as an army of ants compared to single bulky rhino, so .access_gate wouldn't fit
into the concept of IC 6 unless you write an extension for it :-).
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