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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Redirect a old dynamic URL to a new dynamic URL
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2008 16:25:32 GMT
On Thu, 19 Jun 2008 15:01:18 +0100
Ian Munday <> wrote:

> I'm using the .htaccess file

Ouch!  That makes for slow and complex.

> However, using the old URLs with parameters does not work.

Indeed, that's the point where you need RewriteRule rather than
Redirect[1].  If you have access to httpd.conf, you should also
look at RewriteMap.

[1] We get far more of the opposite: complex Rewrite setups
where a simple Redirect or Alias would work.

Nick Kew

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