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Authored by: sjk on Dec 22, '05 08:57:25PM

I also question the value of this hint and who it's really intended to serve. I think it's an unnecessary oversimplification and trivialization of what even some experienced admins consider a fairly complicated installation/configuration process. And linking directly to specific versions of this software is a poor practice since it's updated fairly frequently, sometimes with important security fixes. Pick your favorite "handing a loaded gun to a child" analogy to describe how I generally feel about this hint.

What miname wrote about about checking other resources and understanding what you're doing is good advice when setting up a web server, especially if it's going to be on the internet. Same's generally true with other network services, too.



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