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

On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 06:32:59PM -0400, Jason Spiro wrote:
> Why shouldn't Apache ship with a RewriteRule to correct such a common
> error by default? It's very uncommon for webmasters to post files
> whose names end with a period or comma anyway.

Perhaps this is not such a good idea.  The main issue with mod_rewrite
is the incredible performance penalty incurred for it.  Even for
moderately sized websites, this can present a significant slow-down.  I
have no objection to such a rule being included, but it should not be
enabled by default.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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