httpd-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Robert Andersson" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Redirect question
Date Wed, 01 Oct 2003 08:55:21 GMT
Jason Lieurance wrote:
> Ahhh, but the reason it did not work is because I had:
> Redirect /index.html
> instead  of:
> Redirect /index.html

And the reason you had to was because you didn't have index.php in your
DirectoryIndex directive. If Redirect /index.html
doesn't work, then entering in the address bar won't
work either.

What you are doing above is just as bad as the previous hosters/webmasters:
linking directly to the exact document. When you decide to use .jsp or, god
forbid, .asp, it will break again.

Aviod leaking the underlying technology into the URI!There is a good
document on this, entitled "Cool URIs don't change":

Robert Andersson

The official User-To-User support forum of the Apache HTTP Server Project.
See <URL:> for more info.
To unsubscribe, e-mail:
   "   from the digest:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message