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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] How to Configure Apache to detect browser and request apropriade Index.* file.
Date Tue, 21 Sep 2004 11:15:38 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steffen Heil []
> Sent: Dienstag, 21. September 2004 13:05
> To:
> Subject: AW: [users@httpd] How to Configure Apache to detect 
> browser and
> request apropriade Index.* file.
> Hi
> > The only way you can try this is by looking at the 
> "User-Agent" header in
> the request. Have a look at the page on environment variables:
> > and note the use of the
> "BrowserMatch" directive.
> How would that interact with proxies?
> If a browser A requests the page first, an then another 
> browser, a proxy
> will not reask for the page, right?

I never said it was foolproof!

Generally, all these schemes to vary content based on request
characteristics are full of holes because you can't count on anything in
the request being accurate or even present...

Owen Boyle
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>   Steffen
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