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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Comma and semicolon parameters for content negotiation
Date Tue, 08 Apr 2008 18:18:45 GMT
On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 10:05 AM, Daniel Aleksandersen
<> wrote:
> Hi,
>  Inspired by
and I want to
use commas and semicolons for content negotiation with mod_negotiatate.
>  mod_negotiate only support file extension based negotiation. Meaning it only understands
to negotiate between [../resource.en.utf-8.html] and [../] when
requesting [../resource].

No, MultiViews only does extension-based negotiation. With type-maps
you can use whatever names you want. See:

>  Ideally, what I envission is something like this: [../resource,en] that would be mapped
to ../resource.en.utf-8.html].
>  More details on a permanent fix for this:
>  Anyhow, I want to use this today. So how can I start using comma separated options in
URIs today when mod_negotiate only supports dot separated options/extensions? Some clever

You can do this with type-maps or with mod_rewrite (although with the
latter, you may need to do y9our own interpretation of the Accept-

By the way, I think your bug report is off base. The actual name of
the file on the file-system is irrelevant for the client.


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