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Re: Serving insides of zipped mirrors?

From: Benoit Mahe <Benoit.Mahe@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 16:29:03 +0200
Message-Id: <199809281429.QAA05883@ender.inria.fr>
To: Miroslav Vodslon <miroslav.vodslon@gmx.de>
cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org

 Well, I wrote this stuff just for fun, so it's not really documented 
 yet. I'm currently writting a page on that topic, so I'll send you 
 the URL when it's done (probably tonight).

 Regards, Benoit.

Miroslav Vodslon writes:

> Hello jigsawers,
> I want Jigsaw to serve any zip archive found in its document space as
> if it were an ordinary document subtree, with a kind of vanilla
> behaviour:
> - List one level of contents of each archived directory.
> - Serve any archived .htm[l] file as text/html.
> - Serve anything else as application/something.
> I was able to figure out how to make Jigsaw serve one particular HTML
> file inside an archive by painstakingly setting up resources and
> frames for each such file and for every directory on the path to that
> file, with Jigadmin.
> Surely there must be a less painful way ?-( Yes, I did read the pages
> about indexers and I did try to set up the default indexer to serve
> .zip files as ZipDirectories, but without success.)  Must I revert to
> hacking Miguel Sanchez's nice miniature server zip2web?  I quite liked
> some of the ideas in Jigsaw...
> My Jigsaw is 2.0beta2 on Windows NT, with no changes except running
> the install class and installing a test directory with a zip archive
> under the document space root (Jigsaw/Jigsaw/WWW).
> Thanks for any help,
> Miroslav.

- Benoît Mahé -------------------------------------------------------
                      World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
                    Architecture domain - Jigsaw Team           

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