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From "Mark H. Wood" <mw...@IUPUI.Edu>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] access.log question
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2008 13:35:53 GMT
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 08:52:11AM +0200, Davide Bianchi wrote:
> Howard, Chris wrote:
> > I see in my access log requests for web pages which
> > I do not serve, some of which appear to have a 200 status.
> > 
> > That doesn't seem right.
> 
> It depends if you use any kind of rewrite or CMS. If you do, chances are
> that the result code (200) is because of the rewrite and the page
> returned is your 'error' or 'home' page all the time.

If it's returning an error page, it should not be returning a success
status.  The cause of such behavior should be corrected.

If all unsatisfiable requests return the home page -- well, I can't
really say it's *wrong*, but I certainly think that's tasteless and
confusing.

-- 
Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer   mwood@IUPUI.Edu
Typically when a software vendor says that a product is "intuitive" he
means the exact opposite.


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