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From Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: %2f vs / in _design vs regular docs?
Date Mon, 09 Mar 2009 15:33:32 GMT
On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 7:57 AM, Wout Mertens <> wrote:
> Well IMHO that punishes libraries that try to do good things for the user,
> now they have to special-case _design/ to avoid a network round-trip. I'd be
> happier if both ways just worked.

Whoops, missed this point.

The reasoning here is that it's better to have a single resource at a
particular location. It's probably just bike-shedding but in this
case, libraries have a choice: implement the special case or pay a
slight cost for the redirect.


Chris Anderson

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