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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: ServerPath?
Date Sun, 25 Aug 1996 12:16:10 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Aug 1996, Ben Laurie wrote:
> > Can someone explain the ServerPath directive to me in words of one syllable,
> > please?
> I can try (but it will be hard, and more hard to parse than if I could use
> words more than one beat long). When you have a host that's based on
> Host:, and get it the old way, with no Host:, there is no way to tell what
> host it is, and you will get the main host. With the line you talk about
> (I can't use it, for it is more than one beat long), you can skip this,
> and make your host work for all, both old and new ways.
> If you put this line in your file, with "/foo", and then get "/foo" the
> old and new ways, you will get the right page. And you can still use "/"
> the new way. Do you get it now?  I doubt it: since I can't use real words,
> I don't make much sense.
> Hope this helps.

Nope. I surrender, you can use as many syllables as you like! ;-)



> Thanks!
> -- Alexei Kosut <>            The Apache HTTP Server 

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