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From "Eric Covener" <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How apache deals with file extensions
Date Mon, 04 Aug 2008 03:33:49 GMT
On Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 11:30 PM, Robinson Craig
<Craig.Robinson@nrw.qld.gov.au> wrote:
> As there is no extension, how can apache know what mimetype the file is
> and successfully respond?? Does it try all sorts of common extensions
> until it gets a response?
>
> Also, is there a configuration item to tweak so that unless the full
> (and correct) url is entered (like ../mary.html), it would return a 404
> status?

See MultiViews at:

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/content-negotiation.html

-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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