Photograph of Charles Foster Kane pointing to poster of himself.
If the headline is big enough, it makes the news big enough.
All the Web that's fit to blog.
Price: Free
29 April 2017
Morning Sedition

Some Days I Really Hate Apache

The great thing about mod_rewrite is it gives you all the configurability and flexibility of Sendmail. The downside to mod_rewrite is that it gives you all the configurability and flexibility of Sendmail.

Brian Behlendorf, Apache Group

Instead of creating an entry for today, I spent it wrestling with Apache's URL rewrite rules. The documentation says, "Welcome to mod_rewrite, the Swiss Army Knife of URL manipulation!" but knives aren't useful if they keep amputating body parts of the user. Anyway, the results of a days work are, as they say, mixed. Archives sort of work, but only if the path includes index.php. This isn't especially interesting, but it's why there isn't an entry for today.

Despite the tons of examples and docs, mod_rewrite is voodoo. Damned cool voodoo, but still voodoo.

Brian Moore

Navigation

This Month

April 2017
S M T W T F S
« Jul    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30  

Weather

  • Central Park, NYC
    • Weather data not available

Wall Street

Google

  • Price: 905.96
  • Change: +31.71

DJIA

  • Price: N/A
  • Volume: N/A

S&P 500

  • Price: 2,384.20
  • Change: -4.57

Nikkei 225

  • Price: 19,196.74
  • Change: -55.13

Dollar vs. Euro (€)

  • $1 buys €0.9177

Dollar vs. Pound (£)

  • $1 buys £0.7722

Dollar vs. Yen (¥)

  • $1 buys ¥111.4950

Dollar vs. Yuan (元)

  • $1 buys 元6.8899

RSS Feeds

Entries
Comments

Login/Register

Validate CSS/HTML

Validate XHTML
Validate CSS