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From dean gaudet <>
Subject Re: recursive robot queries
Date Tue, 02 Jan 2001 17:22:51 GMT
On Sun, 31 Dec 2000, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> > These are allowed to happen due to content negotiation - any extra
> > information after a valid link is presumed to simply be PATH_INFO
> > information.  So in the example, the above URL will pull up
> > the page "/index", i.e. index.html, with "/full/foundation/...." as the
> > PATH_INFO.  How did this recursion start?
> Blecko... there needs to be a way for ssi files to declare that they
> are going to use path_info (or declare that they are not) so that the
> server can redirect or block access to bogus URLs.

you mean something such as:

<!--#if expr="$PATH_INFO" -->
you're lame
<!--#else -->
rest of file including lots of <img src=""> and other crud
which robots would actually chase
<!--#endif -->



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