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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Q179148: Settings May Not Be Applied with URL with Short Filename] (fwd)
Date Mon, 26 Jan 1998 19:09:10 GMT
On Mon, 26 Jan 1998, Paul Brophy wrote:

> > From: Marc Slemko <marcs@worldgate.com>
> > To: new-httpd@apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [Fwd: Q179148: Settings May Not Be Applied with URL with
> Short Filename] (fwd)
> > Date: Monday, January 26, 1998 1:51 PM
> > 
> > On Mon, 26 Jan 1998, Paul Brophy wrote:
> > 
> > > To be fair, most optimized (production) servers run NTFS with short
> name
> > > support disabled, so its not an issue. It has to be embarassing to Mr.
> > 
> > I really don't buy that one... 
> > 
> What don't you buy-- the fact that servers that have truly been optimized
> have 8.3 support turned off, or that turning off 8.3 support circumvents
> the problem?
> 

I don't buy that many people have disabled 8.3 support.  Also note that
disabling it after the fact isn't enough in this case, since old names
will still exist in the short form.


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