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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Why is default start page fixed on index.html?
Date Sat, 30 Apr 2005 07:20:37 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
...
> Cocoon has to know where to start working, by default it starts at 
> index.html. It is configurable somewhere, but I can't remember where. 
> Someone else will speak up I hope.

LAst time I touched it, it started at linkmap.html, so that it did not 
need to have index.html.

>> and will disappear only when I place an index.xml in the xdocs
>> directory.
>>
>> So why does Forrest want index.html. Is this a bug?
> 
> No, a "feature". Since the vast majorty of web servers are set up to 
> default to index.html it would seem like a very logical choice, and 
> since it *can* be configured where necessary I wouldn't see it as a bug.

Probably it's that some links do not have the filename, so in *that* 
case, index.html is called as the default file for a dir.

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Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
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