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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject RE: Wrong text for [403] Access forbidden!
Date Wed, 07 Nov 2001 14:40:48 GMT

> From: Martin Kraemer []

> The file docs/error/HTTP_FORBIDDEN.html.var makes it sound like
> "403 HTTP_FORBIDDEN" was only returned for directories. But that is
> not true -- any resource can be forbidden. Should we not stick closer
> to HTTP/1.1's wording?

It looks to me like it should return the "directory" wording if the URL ends
in "/" and the "resource" wording otherwise.  Of course, a resource can end
in "/" without being a directory, but it sounds like a pretty good
approximation to me.


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