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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: [Feature Suggestion] Config includes
Date Tue, 04 Mar 1997 20:30:27 GMT
Andrew Wilson wrote:
> 
> Jason S. Clary:
> > 
> > 
> > Does anyone else think it would be a good idea to add an include file
> > directive to the config system?  I would like to have a set of
> > controlled administrative CGI's for my customers to change certain
> > aspects of the server config.  The CGI's would handle format
> > and whatnot so as not to crash the server.  Basically, it would
> > make it possible for the CGI's to avoid parsing and editing
> > the entire config, just selected portions.
> 
> How does this differ from allowing users to control their own
> .htaccess?

I'd have thought that was obvious:

1. You can control what they do, since CGIs actually make the changes.

2. There are things you can't do in .htaccess.

Cheers,

Ben.

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