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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: mod_autoindex (was: Year 2000 Compliance)
Date Thu, 18 Sep 1997 07:47:41 GMT
On Thu, 18 Sep 1997, Martin Kraemer wrote:

> Not quite so. Internally, of course it is compliant. On protocol level,
> too. On the user level, however, not 100% (yet). Think of the mod_autoindex
> directory listings: They display the modification dates as...
> 
>     apache_1.3a1.tar.gz    23-Jul-97 02:23   792k  WinNT-Apache-1.3Alpha
>     apache_1.3b1-19970915..15-Sep-97 09:01   864k
> 				  ^^
> That's a 2-digit-year allright. But I was thinking of fumbling with
> mod_autoindex anyway, why not fix that as well. ;-)
> 
> What mod_autoindex needs IMO is
> 
> *   The width of the File Column and Description Column ought to be
>     user-definable, I was thinking of new
> 	IndexOptions   FileColumnWidth=nnn DescColumnWidth=nnn
> 
> *   The date should be Y2kC (Year2000Compliant) -or at least
>     programmable (strftime comes to mind).  But a new parser for, e.g.,
> 	IndexOptions   DateFormat="%d. %B %Y"  DateColumnWidth=17
>     would influence other core sources like http_config.c as well.

Ken is working on these ... essentially a printf-style argument can deal
with both of them.

> *   general cleanup: prohibit invalid options like
> 	IndexOptions IconHeightIsAValidKeywordButThisShouldntBe

Eww. 

Dean


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