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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: FW: .htaccess doc is bogus (fwd)
Date Tue, 04 Sep 2001 11:08:32 GMT
On Mon, 3 Sep 2001, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Let's not make that document and say we did.
>
> Specifically, let's incorporate that info into the Overrides: foo headers
> in the directives tree, but write a simple script to just extract and build
> a table of that gook for the docs.  We don't need one more doc to mess up
> and allow to fall out of sync :(

Well, sure, if all the doc is is a list of directives that are permitted
in that context. Aren't we looking for a trifle more than that?

>
> Bill
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Cliff Woolley" <cliffwoolley@yahoo.com>
> To: <apache-docs@apache.org>
> Sent: Monday, September 03, 2001 10:39 PM
> Subject: Re: FW: .htaccess doc is bogus (fwd)
>
>
> > On Mon, 3 Sep 2001, Joshua Slive wrote:
> >
> > > I forwarded it because it does point out a common problem people have.
> > > Someone (perhaps their ISP) tells them to "do it with .htaccess".
> > > They then come to the docs, and can't figure out what the heck
> > > that means.  There are only a couple places in the docs that tell people
> > > what an .htaccess file is and how to use it.
> > >
> > > I don't know what the solution is, but it is a problem I have heard more
> > > than once.
> >
> > Is there any document that summarizes "these are the directives that are
> > valid from .htaccess" to keep you from having to look through the
> > documentation of every single directive in every single module to figure
> > it out?  Are there any samples of how to do the easy .htaccess tasks like
> > setting up a plain and simple mod_auth or mod_access configuration?  I
> > used to get asked these things ALL THE TIME by my users when I was a
> > webmaster... I had to just have a stock .htaccess I could give them to
> > learn from.  A document along those lines if it doesn't already exist
> > would probably go a long way...
> >
> > --Cliff
> >
> >
> > --------------------------------------------------------------
> >    Cliff Woolley
> >    cliffwoolley@yahoo.com
> >    Charlottesville, VA
> >
> >
> >
> >
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