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The problem you have may be dued to the implementation of the 'reason phrases' included in PHP or Apache. According to what I know, you may have different 'reason phrases' regarding the php version you are using. fcgid or php-cgi can have different reason phrases implemented than the one implemented by Apache. You may also have a php header function ...
Yes, you need to tell Apache to switch to your www-data group via the mechanism you found. You could instead add joe to the daemon group and chgrp -R daemon the DocumentRoot containing the files you want to serve, but daemon is a general-purpose group. It's more secure to use a service-specific group, especially for so powerful a service as Apache.
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