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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: 0.7.2k and an idea
Date Tue, 20 Jun 1995 13:01:36 GMT

> Let's just change the "not found" rule, so that if a file "foo.html" 
> isn't found, it tries "", and if that isn't found *and*
> multiviews is turned on, it looks for "foo", doing globbing as needed.  
> If you happened to have a "foo.gif", well, you're asking for it :)

(ding)  Yes.  I like this.  I have also felt the the proposed
filename/meta info hack was the way to go for several other issues
proposed in the past.

> I'd like to make filenames as opaque as possible, really.  Either that or 
> have a formal (internal to apache) specification for them, so that file 
> names could be used to express other meta-information as well.
> 	Brian

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