404 page (was Re: URL aliases for WPD without /wiki)

Hi, Denis:

I think having a good 404 page is a great idea -- and maybe some other key
error pages as well. (Have you ever seen Renny Gleeson's Ted Talk on

I'll add it to the agenda for tomorrow's meeting and perhaps someone will





-----Original Message-----
From: Denis Ah-Kang <denis@w3.org>
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013 2:39 PM
To: Ryan Lane <rlane32@gmail.com>
Cc: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>,
"public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Subject: Re: URL aliases for WPD without /wiki

>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
>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.

Received on Thursday, 21 March 2013 23:28:12 UTC