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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Order of negotiation (was: Re: Docs problems?)
Date Thu, 07 Aug 1997 19:24:46 GMT
It's not a handwave, go look at mod_negotiation ... there isn't a simple
summarization of what it does :)

Dean

On Thu, 7 Aug 1997, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> >From the fingers of Dean Gaudet flowed the following:
> >
> >On Thu, 7 Aug 1997, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> >
> >>     I've idly wondered for a long time how to specify a preference order
> >>     for multiviews, but never looked into it.  For instance, just what
> >>     *does* it look for if enabled and you have a "DirectoryIndex foo"?
> >
> >It does negotiation on foo.  You can specify preferences by putting in a
> >.var file ... not the best solution though.
> 
>     "Does negotation" - bah, that's not an answer, just an handwave.
>     (No offense, Dean.)  Will it find a .html before .cgi?  What about
>     .shtml?  If the order isn't clearly deterministic and documentable,
>     I think there's a definite need for some way to specify the order
>     (w/o resorting to a .var file).
> 
>     #ken    :-)}
> 


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