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Re: PWS 0.5 released (fwd)

> A new version of PWS, the "Perhaps Working Server", a web serving package
> for people afraid of "real" servers like apache and its ilk.

THere is a minimalistic server between the half dozen servers included
in Debian.

> This package is called pws-0.5.tar.gz and should move to 
> ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/stable/apps/utils soon. (but beware, it needs 
> Qt 1.40!)

No problem.

> This much improved version includes a wizard-like thingy to help initial 
> setup, much more sensible defaults, some not too smart checks so your 
> configuration makes at least some sense, MIME-types customization, 
> directory aliasing support, and support for binding the server to a 
> privileged (under 1024) port number (DISCOURAGED right now).

All this in 170K?  Amazing.

> It is rather feature-complete, except for some niggles and the total lack 
> of docs, but you can probably just make it work by accepting the defaults 
> and answering the questions.

That is the same problem than for Linuxconf: lack of docs. 

> As usual, special thanks go to the author(s) of mathopd, the neat web 
> server that's included with PWS.

I will look at it.

			Jean Francois Martinez

Project Independence: Linux for the Masses