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Re: Case Insensitivity Issues

  • Subject: Re: Case Insensitivity Issues
  • From: "Mak" <spambouncer@Makrobicz.com>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 04:24:21 +0100
  • Newsgroups: alt.www.webmaster
  • References: <dc9gd7$1ji1$1@godfrey.mcc.ac.uk>
  • Xref: news.mcc.ac.uk alt.www.webmaster:279780

"Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@schestowitz.com> wrote in message 
dc9gd7$1ji1$1@godfrey.mcc.ac.uk">news:dc9gd7$1ji1$1@godfrey.mcc.ac.uk...
> Hi gurus,
>
> Admittedly, I have an unhealthy habit of beginning all directory names 
> with
> a capital letter. For quite some time I have noticed that I get a few 
> error
> as a result, probably due to case insensitive software 
> (crawlers/browsers).
> In the past week or so the number of these error reached a peak so I would
> really like to do something about it. Here are the issues:
>
> -mod-speling [sic.] is not compiled into Apache and I think only my 
> (shared)
> hosts could do something about it.
>
> -Any other solution I could think of will involve duplicate pages, which I
> would probably get penalised for.
>
> Am I stuck? Will I just need to accept a loss of visitors? Will things get
> any better in the future at least? I think I recognised Lynx as one of the
> culprits...
>


Redirect requests with .htaccess?... providing you don't have a gazillion 
docs/dirs.

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