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Index.html Rewrites and Contribute
Can't use the rewrite and have Contribute work properly
Gshaughn




msg:3432076
 6:51 pm on Aug 25, 2007 (gmt 0)

Hello,
A client has his various contractors (including myself) edit pages using Macromedia's Contribute, primarily for version control. Contribute won't work with the following code rewriting site.com/index.html to site.com/ - apparently it can't discern that the homepage is index.html. It hangs and is not able to load index.html for editing. Any suggestions on a way around this? Programatically or operationally?

DirectoryIndex index.html
Options +FollowSymLinks
RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{THE_REQUEST} ^[A-Z]{3,9}\ /([^/]+/)*index\.html\ HTTP/
RewriteRule ^(([^/]+/)*)index\.html$ [site.com...] [R=301,L]

Thanks,
Greg

 

jdMorgan




msg:3432132
 8:38 pm on Aug 25, 2007 (gmt 0)

You could add a RewriteCond to disable that RewriteRule based on the requesting User-agent string and/or the requesting remote address. Since I don't know your IP address range(s) or Contribute's User-agent string (or even if it provides one), that's all I can offer at the moment.

Jim

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