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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject RE: [PATCH] filtering and canned error responses
Date Tue, 05 Sep 2000 16:04:31 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rodent of Unusual Size [mailto:Ken.Coar@Golux.Com]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2000 10:51 AM
> To: new-httpd@apache.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] filtering and canned error responses
> 
> 
> rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> > 
> > If we want to generate an error page, then that should be a filter.
> 
> Are you serious?  I mean, when all you have is a hammer everything
> starts looking like a nail -- but that's not the case here.  We have
> a full toolbox.

Maslov is good to remember... I keep that stuck on my monitor.

An error page is generated, not filtered.  With all the cool things 
we can accomplish using filters, it's easy to forget we need to 
_generate_ something before we filter it :-)

Bill

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