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From Nick Kew <n...@webthing.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r785425 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: CHANGES modules/mappers/mod_dir.c
Date Thu, 18 Jun 2009 17:19:18 GMT
On Thu, 18 Jun 2009 18:57:54 +0200
Bob Ionescu <bobsiegen@googlemail.com> wrote:

> 2009/6/17 Dan Poirier <poirier@pobox.com>
> > It seems to me that "Default" is right - it implies what should be
> > done when no more explicit configuration applies.  E.g. DefaultType,
> > DefaultIcon, etc.
> >
> > Whether this is a "Handler" I'm not so sure of.
> 
> I'd call it DefaultMapping or so to avoid confusion with SetHandler.
> Usually, the therm "handler" is known to be somewhat file
> resource-independent unless you're using the Action directive and
> associate a specific cgi-script to a handler.
> 
> DefaultMapping /index.php
> AddHandler php_handler .php

+1

Makes sense to me.  DefaultHandler was from an earlier idea
on implementation, but test-driving that revealed a bunch of
gotchas that would've confused the hell out of users - hence
the switch to a clone of Directory index handling.

-- 
Nick Kew

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