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From "Leif W" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] separate htaccess
Date Sat, 25 Oct 2003 04:07:33 GMT
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From: "Joshua Slive" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 9:12 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] separate htaccess

> On Fri, 24 Oct 2003, Tom Holton wrote:
> > This I don't understand. What does it mean to "have access to the
> > httpd.conf" ? I mean, I have .htaccess files that do work inside the
> > directory area where the server runs. They just don't work if they are
> > a computer that is being mounted by the server. Does that make sense?
> Obviously you have access to httpd.conf because you are editting it.  In
> that case, you don't need to use .htaccess at all.  .htaccess is designed
> for distributed configuration where you want to give some configuration
> control to people who aren't allowed to edit .htaccess.
> Joshua.

Think you meant "... who aren't allowed to edit httpd.conf and restart the


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