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From Adam Prime <adam.pr...@utoronto.ca>
Subject Re: Can output filter return "page not found"?
Date Sun, 16 Dec 2007 18:22:10 GMT
deepfryed@gmail.com wrote:
> Sounds like something I would *not* do. If you are going to return a
> 404, why not do it as soon as possible.
> Generating data only to return a 404 sounds like useless extra work
> unless you are caching the same data for future requests.
> 

I agree, if you don't want to much up your data generation code, write 
an Access or Fixup Handler (or any other pre-response phase handler of 
your choice) checks for the existence of the template at that stage.  If 
it's not there, 404.

Adam



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