Re: [htdig] Capitalization in Host Names

Subject: Re: [htdig] Capitalization in Host Names
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Mon Apr 10 2000 - 07:06:10 PDT

At 3:47 PM +0200 4/10/00, Zvi Har'El wrote:
>deceased son, Gilead. These sites are named *, e.g.,
> I am using ht://Dig to index
>However, when I do htsearch, the links to the retreived documents always
>refer to an-all-lower-case hostname, The URL is
>certainly functionally correct, but it annoys me, since I prefer that
>all referneces to my site carry the correct capitalization. It is true

You could do this with url_part_aliases or if you're so inclined, you
can also remove the lowercasing in htlib/ (look for

Essentially you want a canonical case and that can be tricky to
enforce unless you have control over all the links.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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