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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: ErrorDocument directive
Date Mon, 06 May 2002 15:18:10 GMT

On Mon, 6 May 2002, Dwayne Miller wrote:

> I'm trying to use the plain text version of the ErrorDocument directive.
>  But I keep getting the default ErrorDocument.
> I'm trying
> ErrorDocument 404 "Bad file"
> as an example.

When you say "default ErrorDocument", do you mean you get MSIE's
"friendly" error message, or do you mean that you get Apache's default
error document?  MSIE substitutes it's own message when the error output
is "too small", which essentially makes it impossible to send simple text
error messages to MSIE clients.  Bad Microsoft!


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