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Re: cgi-bin, .html, .pl etc in URIs

On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 11:00:00AM +1000, Kai Hendry wrote:
> I totally agree URLs need to be sorted out.

i need a bit of convincing that policy should mandate filename extensions.

> I propose the way Debian could achieve this is by leveraging the popular
> Virtual Hosting feature of Apache and a /web directory off root.
> The FHS:
> http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html#SRVDATAFORSERVICESPROVIDEDBYSYSTEM
> Suggests /srv but I don't think it will work.
> So when a new webapp "example" is installed. It's specific URL is made
> up by populating:
> /web/example.myhost.com

why would /web work where /srv failed?  in any case, i think neither
approach is all that good, and that we'd be far better off using
/usr/share + aliases.


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