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Bug#391290: apache should automatically detect extra periods/commas at the end of URLs and fix


> As Roberto mentions, it would be useful for Apache admins if there
> were a default rewrite.conf in mods-available/ with such a rewrite
> rule, and a comment:
> # This rule automatically removes all trailing periods and commas from
> requested URLs. This is useful in cases where someone tells someone
> else about a website in the middle of a sentence and then puts a
> period or comma right after the URL. Some inexperienced users think
> the period or comma is part of the URL and type it into their web
> browsers.

mod_speling serves this purpose exactly. It is easily enabled by the
admin. I see no use in implementing this separately when something like
mod_speling already exists.

I propose to close the bug.


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