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From Andrew Wilson <>
Subject Re: Consensus on error CGI variable names?
Date Mon, 01 May 1995 17:27:27 GMT
> As I've said before, the term "ERROR_" is potentially misleading since
> not all calls to die() are a result of an error, e.g. authentication
> failure isn't a server error, it's just a denial of service based on
> a lack of authentication.
> *I* don't want to see Apache use "ERROR_", but I'm prepared to be
> overruled by the majority. Only Randy and I expressed any preference
> regarding the name, and "REDIRECT_" was chosen. I assumed everyone 
> else on this list was either happy with the name, or just didn't 
> care what it was called.

REDIRECT is better, for the reason stated above.

Ay. [maintaining a low profile right now 'cuz work is *mental*]

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