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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [WEBSITE] Adding +Indexes option to .htaccess
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2018 23:06:26 GMT
On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 2:06 PM, Matthias Seidel <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de
> wrote:

> Am 28.03.2018 um 20:54 schrieb Dave Fisher:
>
>> On Mar 28, 2018, at 11:51 AM, Marcus <marcus.mail@wtnet.de> wrote:
>>>
>>> Am 28.03.2018 um 08:34 schrieb Dave Fisher:
>>>
>>>> I’m thinking you should make the change then we look on staging and
>>>> revert if we don’t approve.
>>>> It’s a quick test if inadvertently published it’s not a big deal.
>>>>
>>> do you need the test to see how it looks like? I think we all can
>>> imagine how a directory looks like in a browser, right? ;-)
>>>
>> We can imagine it, but it would be good to see it once.
>>
>
> The standard directory view of an Apache HTTP Server looks quite "simple"
> but it can be tweaked a lot through the .htaccess file.
>
> I think we could place it in some selected areas. Worth a try!
>
> Regards, Matthias


​Yes, the per directory .htaccess file idea works for me. I've used it
before in servers outside of the ASF.
So, let's just got with that idea.​


​Thanks to all for listening and helping with this. :)
​



>
>
>> Regards,
>> Dave
>>
>> Marcus
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mar 27, 2018, at 6:08 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Mar 27, 2018, 15:44 Marcus <marcus.mail@wtnet.de> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Am 27.03.2018 um 22:25 schrieb Kay Schenk:
>>>>>>> I would like  to change our .htaccess file for www.openoffice.org
>>>>>>> to allow for diretory contents listing when no "default" index.html
>>>>>>> file
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> is
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> available.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> This would be changing the first line of .htaccess from this:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Options +Includes +MultiViews
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> to this:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Options +Includes +MultiViews +Indexes
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> tested with my local setup and all good. This would allow for
>>>>>>> depositing
>>>>>>> files in a given area without the need for an index.html file
with
>>>>>>> links
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> to
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> the files.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> I had no idea what "+Indexes" will do. With a quick search I found
>>>>>> this
>>>>>> [1].
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Yes? no? thoughts?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> Are you suggesting to use this option as globally or for special
>>>>>> directories only?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Yes, I was suggesting this and knew the consequences as described
in
>>>>> the
>>>>> link you sent. Given that our website is accessible in its entirety
>>>>> through
>>>>> browsing svn, I didn't think enabling this globally would be so
>>>>> different
>>>>> from that.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> If globally then I don't think that we should present the raw files of
>>>>>> any directory when there is no index file available. This isn't simply
>>>>>> the way we should go.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> OK. What are your feelings on enabling this in selected directories
>>>>> when
>>>>> needed?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> [1]
>>>>>>
>>>>>> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15837822/what-is-the-
>>>>>> htaccess-options-indexes-for
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Marcus
>>>>>>
>>>>>
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