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Re: URL aliases for WPD without /wiki

From: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:45:32 +0200
Cc: Denis Ah-Kang <denis@w3.org>, Ryan Lane <rlane32@gmail.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E21B2109-1D1B-4396-A262-0502677E120D@w3.org>
To: Julee <julee@adobe.com>
Excellent point Julee. You are absolutely right.

Lea Verou
W3C developer relations
http://w3.org/people/all#leahttp://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou






On Mar 22, 2013, at 00:36, Julee wrote:

> So right now, Denis has it set so that if you type in the commonly used
> docs.* namespaces, but use www.*, you will be directed to the best
> alternative.
> 
> But if we do, across the board, for all 404'd pages on the www.* space,
> all pages you might type erroneously will be redirected to docs.*. This
> won't result in a 404 on docs.*. It'll result in that noarticletext,
> "pre-create" page. No?
> 
> Maybe it's better to restrict it as Denis has.
> 
> 
> J
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
> Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013 2:49 PM
> To: Denis Ah-Kang <denis@w3.org>
> Cc: Ryan Lane <rlane32@gmail.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>,
> "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: URL aliases for WPD without /wiki
> 
>> Hi Denis,
>> 
>> I believe that if you add a condition for "not found" [1]  you don’t need
>> to explicitly list all sections, right?
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Lea
>> 
>> [1]: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
>> 
>> Lea Verou
>> W3C developer relations
>> http://w3.org/people/all#lea ? http://lea.verou.me ? @leaverou
>> 
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>> On Mar 21, 2013, at 23:39, Denis Ah-Kang wrote:
>> 
>>> On 03/21/2013 05:15 PM, Ryan Lane wrote:
>>>> Let's avoid using .htaccess. It's better if these things are done
>>>> through the server configuration. It's easier to troubleshoot things
>>>> when server configuration is done in a single place, and it's easier to
>>>> configuration manage it.
>>> 
>>> Yes, it's better to have all these things in one place. The redirects
>>> have been added in the Apache configuration directly.
>>> 
>>> Lea, I limited the redirect to request uris starting by
>>> "/(beginners|css|dom|concepts|accessibility|svg|html|javascript|apis)"
>>> so if we add new pages under www in the future, it won't be caught by
>>> the rewrite rule.
>>> Let me know if there's any issue.
>>> 
>>> Concerning the 404s, I'll be happy to configure Apache to serve a better
>>> page if you have one.
>>> 
>>> Denis
>>> 
>>> 
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