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[nycphp-talk] Cool new feature on php.net

CHUN-YIU LAM chun_lam at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 4 22:01:26 EST 2003


Can you describe this process in detail?






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From: Sterling Hughes <sterling at bumblebury.com>
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 > Hey! This strikes me as a really great way to mix dynamic content with
 > static. The way php.net enables this feature is to use an Apache
 > directive to invoke a script if the requested page isn't found:
 >
 > ># Handle errors with local error handler script
 > >     ErrorDocument 401 /error/index.php
 > >
 > But another way to look at this is just the opposite: for most requests,
 > I want the script to generate a page dynamically based on the request.
 > But every now and then (a cache for popular pages, say, or an override)
 > a page will actually exist at the requested URI, which will then be 
served.
 >
 > Off to experiment I go!
 >

Yep, you can do the same thing with a mod_rewrite handler btw (it will
give you more control at the sake of portability.)

-Sterling

 >     chris.
 >
 >
 >
 > Adam Fields wrote:
 >
 > >On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 01:56:54PM -0500, Adam Fields wrote:
 > >
 > >
 > >>Cool, yes. Not new - they've been doing this for quite some time now.
 > >>
 > >>
 > >
 > >Oh, also - more details (including instructions on how to set up
 > >similar things for your own Apache server) are here:
 > >
 > >http://www.php.net/urlhowto.php
 > >
 > >
 > >
 >
 >
 > --
 > If US military spending was cut by 1/6th, we could spend $100 billion on 
the arts, with change.
 > Imagine: culture instead of killing.
 >
 >
 >
 >
 >
 >

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