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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] for error-notes and ap_send_error_response()
Date Fri, 25 Sep 1998 12:44:47 GMT
Ben Hyde wrote:
> 
> Given that the HTTP's request/response pattern is nothing more than a
> kind of function call it seems natural that the server would provide
> the site author a way to do exception handling on errors.
> ErrorDocument is, such as it is, that mechanism.  You gotta have
> something of the kind.  Sites get errors and they need to be nice to
> all users when they happen.  I remain confused, why advise people to
> avoid it?

I don't think Roy's advising people to avoid using it, he's just
avoiding advising people to use it. :-)

He's got a good point; it's something with hidden costs.

#ken	P-)}

Ken Coar                    <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/>
Apache Group member         <http://www.apache.org/>
"Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/ASFD/>

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