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From n.@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: httpd-docs-1.3/htdocs/manual/mod mod_mime.html.en
Date Sun, 02 Nov 2003 13:18:41 GMT
nd          2003/11/02 05:18:41

  Modified:    htdocs/manual/mod mod_mime.html.en
  Log:
  drop the stuff about unknown extensions (PR 13290)
  add a note about accumulative behaviour.
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.52      +15 -17    httpd-docs-1.3/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_mime.html.en
  
  Index: mod_mime.html.en
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/httpd-docs-1.3/htdocs/manual/mod/mod_mime.html.en,v
  retrieving revision 1.51
  retrieving revision 1.52
  diff -u -u -r1.51 -r1.52
  --- mod_mime.html.en	14 Feb 2003 23:46:48 -0000	1.51
  +++ mod_mime.html.en	2 Nov 2003 13:18:41 -0000	1.52
  @@ -87,26 +87,24 @@
   
       <h2><a id="multipleext" name="multipleext">Files with Multiple
       Extensions</a></h2>
  -    Files can have more than one extension, and the order of the
  +    <p>Files can have more than one extension, and the order of the
       extensions is <em>normally</em> irrelevant. For example, if the
       file <code>welcome.html.fr</code> maps onto content type
  -    text/html and language French then the file
  -    <code>welcome.fr.html</code> will map onto exactly the same
  -    information. The only exception to this is if an extension is
  -    given which Apache does not know how to handle. In this case it
  -    will "forget" about any information it obtained from extensions
  -    to the left of the unknown extension. So, for example, if the
  -    extensions fr and html are mapped to the appropriate language
  -    and type but extension xxx is not assigned to anything, then
  -    the file <code>welcome.fr.xxx.html</code> will be associated
  -    with content-type text/html but <em>no</em> language. 
  -
  -    <p>If more than one extension is given which maps onto the same
  +    <code>text/html</code> and language French then the file
  +    <code>welcome.fr.html</code> will map onto exactly the same information.
  +    If more than one extension is given which maps onto the same
       type of meta-information, then the one to the right will be
  -    used. For example, if ".gif" maps to the MIME-type image/gif
  -    and ".html" maps to the MIME-type text/html, then the file
  -    <code>welcome.gif.html</code> will be associated with the
  -    MIME-type "text/html".</p>
  +    used, except for languages and content encodings. For example, if
  +    <code>.gif</code> maps to the MIME-type <code>image/gif</code>
and
  +    <code>.html</code> maps to the MIME-type <code>text/html</code>,
then the
  +    file <code>welcome.gif.html</code> will be associated with the MIME-type
  +    <code>text/html</code>.</p>
  +
  +    <p>Languages and content encodings are treated accumulative, because one
  +    can assign more than one language or encoding to a particular ressource.
  +    For example, the file <code>welcome.html.en.de</code> will be delivered
  +    with <code>Content-Language: en, de</code> and <code>Content-Type:
  +    text/html</code>.</p>
   
       <p>Care should be taken when a file with multiple extensions
       gets associated with both a MIME-type and a handler. This will
  
  
  

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