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Welcome to the 2.1.2 release of Quid Pro Quo!

Quid Pro Quo 2.1 is available in three varieties: Quid Pro Quo, the freeware server, Quid Pro Quo Secure, a full-featured SSL web server, and Quid Pro Quo Plus (this release) which includes all of the features of the Secure server except for SSL. The pricing is set tentatively as follows: Quid Pro Quo (free!), Quid Pro Quo Plus, US$129, and Quid Pro Quo Secure, $350. To order any of our commercial products, visit our web site or fax us back the included order form.

About This Release

This version fixes some bugs in 2.1, and adds compatibility with ClearWay's FireSite product.

System Requirements

Quid Pro Quo 2.0 works on any 68K or Power Macintosh running System 7.5 or later. The Quid Pro Quo application requires at least 3.5 MB of RAM to run. System 7.1 is supported, so long as Apple's Thread Manager extension is installed

Copyright Notice

The Quid Pro Quo application, documentation, and its constituent components are copyright © 1996 - 1998, Social Engineering Incorporated and its licensors. All Rights Reserved.

Some files may be modified and redistributed without permission. All of these files are clearly marked as such; these file include the source code for the CGI example applications- see these files for more information.

This version of Quid Pro Quo is freeware. You may use how you see fit, but you may not redistribute it without permission. Contact info@socialeng.com for information on redistributing Quid Pro Quo.

The Quid Pro Quo Home Page

The latest version of Quid Pro Quo, as well as news and information, can always be obtained at <http://www.socialeng.com>

Legalese

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ``AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR OR AUTHORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Version History

2.1.2 6/24/98 Added FireSite compatibility
Limited recursion on SSI-included SSI pages

2.1 1/1/98 Fixed CGI bug in sending long results
Added restart option for broken OT listens
Changed cache mod date check to be != rather than >=
Fixed SSI comments to no longer strip quotes
Made all SSI sources get cached correctly
Fixed SSI lastmod dates to use local rather than UTC time
Fixed crash in WSAPI_ReadHTTPData where len > content-length
Fixed truncated data sent to slow clients
Changed piFullRequestKeyword to return only headers
Fixed filter plug-in handling of POST data
Positioned WSAPI_ReadHTTPData at beginning of POST data
Included W*API PowerKey Pro plug-in

2.0.1 11/19/97 Changed Open Transport threading code
Suppresses initial DNS lookup w/command key held down
Fixed a bug with W*API plug-ins requesting idle time

2.0 10/11/97 Made SSI random numbers genrate only once per page

2.0f1 9/17/97 Fixed bug with file uploads
Fixed bug that disabled ISO 8859-1 translation
Removed final debugging messages
Built with MRJ 1.5 libraries
Removed spurious message sent to W*API plug-ins at start-up
Fixed scrolling bug in log window
Correctly set "Had BNDL" Finder flags for applications
Fixed weak-link bug with Open Transport libraries
Made work-around for Open Transport bug
Removed classes.zip from QPQJavaLib.zip

2.0b4 8/30/97 Mulithoming now calls OT to get list of secondary IP addresses
Fixed W*API bug that munged long plug-in results
Improved timeout code in sending data under OT
Removed all size limitations on CGI results (was 64K)
Fixed SSI bug that could leave a ">" at the end of the stream
Fixed recursive SSI so the DOCUMENT_NAME, DOCUMENT_URI,
LAST_MODIFIED, and PAGE_COUNT now refer to orginal SSI doc
Fixed Frontier menu icon (broke with addition of plug-ins menu)
Suppressed sending of 'WWWO' files

2.0b3 8/18/97 Fixed soft multihoming bug that affected MSIE
Added additional language codes to the root folders menu
Added balloon help
Removed word wrap in log window
Built with MRJ 1.0.2 libraries
Fixed duplicated results bug with long CGI results
Added serial number code (not enabled yet)
Fixed trailing period bug in some DNS lookups
Made cuurent realm correctly valid for RADIUS plug-in
Removed Search Server from QPQ Plus installer
Added Quid Pro Quo Remote to QPQ Plus installer
Added new Java support installer option to QPQ Plus installer

2.0b2 8/11/97 Added Open Transport 1.3 multihoming support
Fixed bug that prevented periods in the IP address text field
Fixed setup monkey bug that limited service names to 5 characters

2.0b1 8/2/97 Added plug-ins menu
Added remote admin options and add/delete services to browser admin
Added workaround for index plug-in bug when indexing empty directories
Fixed bug intro'd in 2.0a3 that caused some alias resolution failure
Fixed logging of client domain name
Fixed a bug that prevented server side Java from processing POST args

2.0a3 7/21/97 Fixed bug that broke W*API filter plug-ins
Included Quid Pro Quo Search Server
Fixed W*API to correctly dequeue plug-ins that no longer want idle time
Fixed W*API GetParameter() for piPluginDirFSSpec
Fixed MacTCP port bugs
Made file info cache resolve full path aliases
Added CertServer stuff to CDocument
Changed MacTCP DNS routines to stop screwing up the stack
Added W*API 1.2 support
Speeded up file info caching
Fixed RAW! file actions
Removed MRJ checks from 68K
Increased memory partition minimum to 4MB
Increased to 750K amount of free memory need to allocate cache
Made low memory alert threaded
Increased max POST arg size to 128K for MacOS, 64K for all others

2.0a2 7/6/97 Removed dependency on the JManager library on PPC macs
No longer decodes CGI seach arguments
Fixed CGI application memory leak

2.0a1 7/4/97 The first alpha release.

2.0d1 6/15/97 The first public release.


Original file name: Release Notes - converted on Thursday, 9 September 1999, 01:28

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