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From Lars Eilebrecht <>
Subject Re: order mutual-failure
Date Fri, 18 Dec 1998 22:24:14 GMT
According to Roy T. Fielding:

> >So here's again my question: Can anyone show me a situation where I need
> >to use 'order mutual-failure' instead of 'deny,allow' or 'allow,deny'?
>  The situation where you are using a config file from NCSA httpd 1.4.
>  It was added for compatibility.

Ah I see. Was the handling of allow,deny different in NCSA httpd
or what was the reason for inventing the mutual-failure option?

Lars Eilebrecht                           - "If you can't make it good,                        - make it LOOK good." (Bill Gates)

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