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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: E71 Description File Addition
Date Wed, 12 Apr 1995 02:22:02 GMT
On Tue, 11 Apr 1995, Robert S. Thau wrote:
> WRT downloading .htaccess files, one approach might be to have a
> TotallyIgnore directive, along the lines of IndexIgnore, which would
> direct the server to behave as if files which matched the relevant
> regexp's were not even present, if a client asked to retrieve one.
> (This would handle one case which bugs me --- right now, attackers
> can probably get source code for *.cgi scripts from a lot of sites
> by fishing around for emacs backups).

This has my support - code away!



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