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From "Subscribed" <subscr...@myarchive.biz>
Subject Re: Directoryindex
Date Mon, 13 May 2002 20:54:25 GMT
Ok, but only if I can go to Josh's room ;)





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"The things that come to those that wait may be
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Jackson" <david.j.jackson@pickledbeans.com>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Cc: <jmglov@incogen.com>
Sent: Monday, May 13, 2002 3:45 PM
Subject: Re: Directoryindex


> Now *CHILDREN*, if you cann't play nice togather, I going to have
> to send you to your rooms.
> 
> David 
> 
> 
> > John Passaniti wrote:
> >> Saw some nonsense I had to comment on:
> >> 
> >> 
> >>>PS Why are you using "htm" as an extension on a
> >>>linux system? The correct extension for Hyper-text
> >>>Markup Language documents is "html". "htm" was 
> >>>forced on the web years ago by Microsoft because 
> >>>their brain-dead OS of the time (win 3.1) couldn't 
> >>>handle more than 3 letters after the dot. Even 
> >>>though later windows versions (95 etc.) can use 
> >>>"html", they kept it on out of corporate pride. This 
> >>>name-space pollution is M$'s main contribution to 
> >>>the WWW...
> >> 
> >> 
> >> What a load of nonsense used as a springboard for a canonical
> >> Microsoft rant.  The reality here is that it doesn't matter in the
> >> least what file extension one uses for HTML.  ".html" is the most
> >> common, but it isn't any more or less correct than any other
> >> extension.  Further, the world is bigger than just *nix, and there are
> >> plenty of file systems out there that have far more restrictive rules
> >> than Microsoft's original FAT did.
> > 
> > Conventions are important, though. And .html is one that many people 
> > seem to agree on.
> > 
> > -Josh
> > 
> > 
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