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From 310026124542-0...@t-online.de (Mark Washeim)
Subject Re: C2: Relative URLs in output vs. <sitemap>
Date Wed, 19 Jul 2000 07:57:05 GMT
on 18/7/00 11:45 pm, Donald Ball at balld@webslingerZ.com wrote:

> On Tue, 18 Jul 2000, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 
>> why? do people enter your side by typing
>> 
>> http://www.yoursite.com
> 
> yes.
> 
>> or they do directly
>> 
>> http://www.yoursite.com/index.html
> 
> also, yes.
> 
>> Do not underestimate the impact of such decision: using a "default file
>> for indexes" is a hack that Apache turned into a design patter. But it's
>> still a hack. A pretty big one as well!
> 
> what are you talking about?? default file indexes predate apache and are
> quite useful. i hate it when my designers link straight to /index.html,
> i've had to beat it into them to link to / instead.
> 
> - donald
> 

I agree with donald. there is nothing hack-like about resolving a directory
reference to an index document. That's a feature :)

-- 
Mark (Poetaster) Washeim

'On the linen wrappings of certain mummified remains
found near the Etrurian coast are invaluable writings
that await translation.

Quem colorem habet sapientia?'

Evan S. Connell

 



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