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From James A Sutherland <>
Subject Re: HTML3.2 -> HTML4.0
Date Tue, 28 Nov 2000 17:56:03 GMT
On Tue, 28 Nov 2000, you wrote:
> Chris Pepper wrote:
> > 
> >         Don't know, but if we do the switch by hand, I'd like to use
> > .shtml or something instead of the .html to make headers & footers
> > easier to distinguish.
> Not a good idea; the documentation is packaged as part of the
> Apache distribution, with the SSIs statically 'compiled.'  The
> default distribution doesn't include a default IMT for .shtml,
> and if it did you would be forcing new users to either use SSIs
> or not.

Is there any reason for shipping like this, though? IMO, enabling them by
default would be perfectly reasonable. It also provides a nice example for new
users to see how SSI works :-)


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