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From Wilfredo Sánchez Vega <wsanc...@wsanchez.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_speling
Date Thu, 08 Jun 2006 17:21:54 GMT
   This looks fine, but can you add a patch to the docs?  The feature  
isn't useful if nobody knows it's there.

	Thanks,
	-wsv


On May 30, 2006, at 4:30 PM, olivier Thereaux wrote:

> Hello,
>
> This is a followup to a (very) old thread about mod_speling on the  
> httpd-dev list:
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/httpd-dev/200003.mbox/% 
> 3c20000303122823.E8010@w3.org%3e
>
> On Fri, Mar 03, 2000, Hugo Haas wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 03, 2000, Martin Kraemer wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 02, 2000 at 04:22:36PM -0500, Bruce R Miller wrote:
>> [..]
>>
>>>> Our thought was to add an option, (CheckSpelling CaseOnly, instead
>>>> of CheckSpelling on, or ...) that would have it automatically
>>>> redirect _only_ if it were a case correction
>>
>>> Yes, the proposal to even restrict the functionality to case
>>> correction ONLY has been suggested a while ago. I would welcome  
>>> this,
>>> too, because mod_speling can be misused to "poke around" and look
>>> what other file are there
>>
>> I coded that some time ago. I will send you the patch as soon as I  
>> find it. :-)
>
> It appears that patch was never sent to the apache developers'  
> community, but we have actually been using it on the W3C Web site  
> for many years, where it has allowed us to enable mod_speling for  
> user convenience, without creating too huge a volume of phantom URIs.
>
> I have recently dug up the patch, and adapted it for each major  
> version of the apache httpd server (based on the sources for the  
> 1.3.6, 2.0.58 and 2.2.2 releases). The three patch files are  
> attached to this mail.
>
> Would it be possible to have these applied to the code tree? If so,  
> I guess there would be documentation changes, as well, and I would  
> be more than happy to help with those, too.
>
> Kind regards,
> olivier.
> -- 
> olivier Thereaux - W3C - http://www.w3.org/People/olivier/
> W3C Open Source Software: http://www.w3.org/Status
>
>
> <mod_speling_1_3_36.patch>
> <mod_speling_2_0_58.patch>
> <mod_speling_2_2_2.patch>
>


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