Subject: Re: [htdig3-dev] Patch for Ht://Dig
From: Geoff Hutchison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Dec 21 1999 - 11:32:35 PST
On Tue, 21 Dec 1999, Alexis Mikhailov wrote:
> I don't think that directories should return links to files, not for
> file:// method. file:// should refer only to files existing on local
Yes, I agree with this, but I'll bet as soon as we put it in, someone will
say "how come it doesn't index directories!" ;-) You're right though and
let's take one thing at a time.
> As for MIME, I thought of adding them, I think there should be local
> mime.magic (borrowed from Apache probably). I'll look to implementing
> MIME stuff.
That would be wonderful. We could also start off with just the
extension-based MIME files, which would help a lot as well. The only
problem for us is how to figure out what's server-parsed!
> May be just change reading of files to line by line? As a additional
> benefit it will allow using of FIFOs.
Yes this would be something to try. We did it line-by-line before, then
changed it to the current method to make it more like the HTTP method. As
you know, we do a lot of other stuff line-by-line! :-)
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