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From Ben Hyde <bh...@gensym.com>
Subject RE: W32 - leading periods?
Date Mon, 06 Jul 1998 21:12:28 GMT
Ah, that's straight forward.  Sorry I didn't notice that.  - ben 

On Monday, July 06, 1998 4:32 PM, Sam Robb [SMTP:srobb@wisewire.com]
wrote:
> Huh.
> 
> I think it's just a typo - the link text in the article isn't
> the same as the HREF; there should be an extra '\' between the
> final period and "productinfo":
> 
> <a href="http://website.oreilly.com/wspro2/../wspro2/.\productinfo">
> http://website.oreilly.com/wspro2/../wspro2/.productinfo
> </a>
> 
> 
> 
> - Samrobb
> - srobb@wisewire.com
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:	Ben Hyde [SMTP:bhyde@pobox.com]
> > Sent:	Monday, July 06, 1998 3:33 PM
> > To:	new-httpd@apache.org
> > Subject:	W32 - leading periods?
> > 
> > 
> > In another forum [1] the "lead develper of O'Reilly's WebSite" gives
> > this example
> > 
> >  http://website.oreilly.com/wspro2/../wspro2/.productinfo
> > 
> > which WebSite revises into:
> > 
> >  http://website.oreilly.com/wspro2/productinfo/
> > 
> > My question?  Why does it strip the leading period
> > off ".productinfo"  Is there some reason to be 
> > afraid of files without names, but only extensions?
> > 
> >  - ben hyde
> > 
> > [1]
> >
http://betty.userland.com/stories/daveWiner/98/07/bobDennyChecksIn.htm
> > l
> 

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