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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Variations on a theme by Cocoon -Reply
Date Wed, 16 Feb 2000 13:56:47 GMT
John Morrison wrote:
> 
> >>> Niclas Hedhman <niclas@localbar.com> 16/February/2000 08:53am
> >>>>
> >Pierpaolo Fumagalli wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> Even if my URI is always "news.html", if the user agent is Adobe
> >> Acrobat, I serve the news page as PDF, if not, I serve it as an HTML...
> >>
> >
> >To put some real gazoline on the fire!!
> >
> >It won't work. Not in the short term anyway.
> >
> >IE will recognize the extensions and have its own ideas of how that
> >should be
> >handled, irregardless of MimeType.
> >
> >Perhaps the Redmondians will fix this somewhere in the future, and we
> >can live
> >happily ever after.... naaahh :o)
> >
> >Niclas
> 
> So don't have _any_ extensions (there's already been several
> examples in previous postings) that way even IE can't screw up!

yup...

let's come out with a good name for this: the "redmonian devil"
anti-pattern

 "if there is an extention in your URL, your focus will blur"

:)

So, the moral is: DON'T USE EXTENTIONS IN YOUR URLS!!!!!!!! NEVER, EVER,
EVER, EVER!!!

-- 
Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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