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From Vic Cekvenich <cekvenich_...@baseBeans.com>
Subject Re: Is it possible to remove *.do or /do/* from the URL
Date Thu, 18 Sep 2003 14:39:51 GMT
How about a hack:
*.jsp
It looks as jsp on top.... but it's a do.
Or you can even say *.asp, or anything.
Just pick a word marketing likes.

.V

Matt Raible wrote:
> I agree with you - however, it's a marketing thing.  The project I'm on has
> implemented a lot of folder/index.html (with meta-refresh) so that marketing
> materials have pretty URLs.  I was simply hoping to accomplish this without
> doing anything extra - so http://site.com/do/activities can be put into
> marketing materials as http://site.com/activities.  Maybe we could have
> marketing use http://site.com/activities/index.html and then use a filter
> (mapped to *.html) to do a redirect to http://site.com/do/activities.
> 
> Matt
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Craig R. McClanahan [mailto:craigmcc@apache.org]
> Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2003 1:26 AM
> To: Struts Users Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Is it possible to remove *.do or /do/* from the URL
> 
> 
> The important principle here is "Web Application != Web Site".  If your
> users feel compelled to use bookmarks and the back button in your webapps,
> despite efforts to train them correctly, this is a pretty good sign that
> you have not provided enough suitable navigation controls in your basic
> UI.
> 
> Craig



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