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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Differences between different Apaches in file requests
Date Thu, 25 Sep 2008 13:26:53 GMT
Eric Covener wrote:
> IMO The 403 is returned in a path where errors imply a high likelyhood
> of someone actively trying to fool the server -- I don't think a 403
> is too inappropriate here.
First, no, there was no tomfoolery implicated in copying the file.  Just 
take an existing Apache logo image file and copy it from the Unix 
Or copy the file to the system from a Windows PC using any utility like 

On the system, the result of an "ls" of that file looks like this :
-rw-r--r--  1 root     root   2326 2004-11-20 21:16 joaquín.gif

with the locale of that user being

Next, nothing personal implied, but what you are saying above is a 
singularly mono-cultural point of view. Why would a path composed 
entirely of printable characters of the latin iso-8859-1 alphabet imply 
a high likelihood of someone trying to fool the server ?

So if I try to allow Apache to serve documents from my home directory 
/home/andré/public_html, I should trigger 403 errors ?

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