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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: httpd-docs-2.0/manual/index.html.fr
Date Wed, 17 Jan 2001 13:46:13 GMT
"William A. Rowe, Jr." wrote:
> 
> This is why index.html.fr is wrong, period.

No, there's no 'period' about it.

> When we began, we should have begun using index.fr.html.  Yes,
> I know the side effects, and if we must program around them, we
> should start.

I disagree.  Strongly.

> It would be good to be able to specify index.fr, index.html.fr, or
> index.fr.html and come up with the same page.  But the final suffix
> should be the final word on the mime type, not the encoding.

I also disagree -- strongly -- with this sentiment.  The
extensions *should* be order-independent.  Currently they
are; you're advocating that they be made order-dependent,
which I consider a giant step back.
-- 
#ken    P-)}

Ken Coar                    <http://Golux.Com/coar/>
Apache Software Foundation  <http://www.apache.org/>
"Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Apache-Server.Com/>
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