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From Greg Marr <gr...@alum.wpi.edu>
Subject Re: FileSystem v.s. Other Resources [was configurable Location?]
Date Thu, 05 Feb 2004 16:43:12 GMT
At 10:22 AM 2/5/2004, gregames@apache.org wrote:
>Thanks for the feedback, Will.
>
>William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>>At 03:39 PM 2/4/2004, gregames@apache.org wrote:
>>
>>>But then if I play devil's advocate, someone could see the new directive 
>>>and turn it on when it's not appropriate and cause Bad Things to 
>>>happen.  Mainly I'm looking for comments on whether this should be 
>>>configurable or not.
>>
>>Yes, I'm one who will agree with your devil's position :)  I know the problem
>>you are trying to solve, and changing the behavior of <Directory > isn't 
>>quite the solution...
>
>I'm only changing <Location > ... <Directory > is unaffected.

Well, that's not entirely true.  The <Directory> is affected indirectly, 
because it no longer applies.  The behavior currently is: it applies to 
everything it matches.  This would change it to: it applies to everything 
it matches unless it also matches a <Location>, in which case it doesn't apply.


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