[Xapian-devel] Omega changes

James Aylett james-xapian at tartarus.org
Tue Dec 21 12:39:38 GMT 2004

On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 11:58:20AM +0000, Olly Betts wrote:

> I don't think so.  For a start, a hidden config file is rather
> unexpected outside of a home directory.  And because this behaviour
> doesn't apply to all apache installations (let alone all httpd servers)
> I think it clouds the issue rather than helping.

Debian stable apache1.3 just restricts access to .htaccess, so I agree
that relying on this isn't a good plan.

Also, .htomega.conf is a horrible name. .htaccess is pretty bad, since
it's called that for backwards compatible reasons that have existed
for almost the entire lifetime of Apache.


  James Aylett                                                  xapian.org
  james at tartarus.org                               uncertaintydivision.org

More information about the Xapian-devel mailing list