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From di...@covalent.net
Subject Re: PATH_INFO in A2?
Date Thu, 11 Jul 2002 20:53:11 GMT

On Thu, 11 Jul 2002, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> "William A. Rowe, Jr." wrote:
> >
> > But not by default.  That would be the exception, not the rule.
> > The idea is to avoid namespace recursion, and unlike CGIs, most
> > folks don't look at PATH_INFO in their SSIs.
>
> This smacks of a 'father knows best' attitude -- which historically
> infuriates me.  If it's dynamic, it's dynamic, so give it access
> to all its data.  *DON'T* force users (and people they ask for help)
> into a guessing game about when to turn the option on.
>
Aye - and people who love fooling netapps/squid/caches who think they
should do stupid things when they see a '?' in the URL love using it for
constructing dynamic content whith a URL which looks like it is static
(and then use PATH_INFO).


Dw
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