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From Paul Sutton <p...@ukweb.com>
Subject Re: PR#1014 (request for Content-Location output header field)
Date Wed, 20 Aug 1997 08:29:48 GMT
On Tue, 19 Aug 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> I personally consider index.html to be an artifact of the implementation. 
> When you ask for /foo/ you're asking for the directory object, not the
> /foo/index.html object.  That the two are (sometimes) the same is really
> just an implmentation detail.  That's why I don't agree with this. 
> 
> Again, /foo/index.fr.html is also an implementation detail ... 

I agree. I really don't want people to know what the local file name is. 
The resource /foo/ should be referred to as exactly that and not a real
filename. 

> Dean
> 
> On Tue, 19 Aug 1997, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> >     Oh, I don't know - I think this request is reasonable.  It would
> >     conceivably allow someone who got a French version of a document to
> >     point someone else to it who *didn't* have French in his language
> >     list.

//pcs



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