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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 52175] mod_rewrite Technical Details (request phases) misleading about URL to filename and filename to URL translations (RewriteBase)
Date Mon, 14 Nov 2011 06:50:35 GMT

--- Comment #2 from Filipus Klutiero <> 2011-11-14 06:50:35 UTC ---
Thanks, that makes a lot more sense.
A few issues:
The prefix is *pre*pended, not appended.
Typo "substution"
There is a stray parenthesis at the end of
In per-directory context (i.e., within .htaccess files and Directory blocks),
these rules are being applied after a URL has already been translated to a
filename. Because of this, mod_rewrite temporarily translates the filename back
into a URL, by stripping off the directory path (including a trailing slash)
before applying the rules. )

Finally, the previous sentence is confusing. Simply stripping a filename does
not translate to a URL, it starts the translation. It's just a formulation

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