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From Robert T Wyatt <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] htaccess redirect URL fragment problem with Safari browser
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2008 14:46:10 GMT
Here's the link:

You'll find that you are successfully redirected on every browser
except Safari to:
(on Safari you wind up at: as
predicted by the documentation)

I'll come back to the other comments after a meeting I'm attending.

Thanks for your input and efforts,

Frank Gingras wrote:
> Robert,
> Your first quote simply states that the characters after the hash sign
> cannot be extracted by mod_rewrite. Nothing else. That guide even gives
> you a workaround.
> The second link can be circumvented with the [NE] flag. In any case, try
> this simple ruleset on your server (directly in one of your vhosts, or
> in the main configuration, if you don't have vhosts):
> RewriteEngine on
> RewriteRule ^/foo
> It works with FF, IE, Konq, and many more browsers.
> Your 'does not work' claim is dubious at best. How about you give us a
> link to a page where the rewriting takes place, and we'll try to open it
> with Safari from here?
> Frank

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