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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-site httpd.html
Date Mon, 13 Sep 1999 16:27:35 GMT
Tony Finch wrote:
> 
> Make an httpd directory with an index.asis containing a permanent
> redirect to /httpd (or use a <Location> directive, etc.)?

Not a bad idea, but unfortunately HTTP Location fields
must use an absoluteURI -- which means the server name
needs to be specified.  Which gets us back to the main
server.

The semantics of CGI's Location field, on the other hand,
allows a relative URI, so this could be done with an index.cgi.
Of course, the next question is whether the mirrors would
all do the right thing with an httpd/index.cgi file..
-- 
#ken    P-)}

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

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