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From Rob Hartill <hart...@ooo.lanl.gov>
Subject Re: hmmm...
Date Wed, 19 Apr 1995 09:29:24 GMT
 
> This might be bad form to complain about this functionality this late in 
> the game, but conceptually I have a hard time justifying the 
> two-web-log-hits effect of error response redirects.  I.e., when I access 
> a protected area under a bogus username/password:
> 
> fully - asdfsaf [19/Apr/1995:01:03:05 -0700] "GET /Login/ HTTP/1.0" 401 -
> fully - asdfsaf [19/Apr/1995:01:03:05 -0700] "GET /401.html" 200 703
> 
> The problem is that the second one, when not in the context of the first, 
> looks like a valid user "asdfsaf" accessed a page under authentication.
> I'd have to tell my scripts "no, no, toss out all accesses to 401.html 
> before doing any user-based analysis".
> 
> What do people think?

It's more accurate. As others would say - "do your fancy stuff in perl".


rob

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