If the client didn’t specifically request a particular form Apache will use the form given by the AddEncoding directive. To make this. The Apache mime module offers two options: AddType and AddEncoding. Both options are used in a similar way meaning that both react on. Specifically, you need to enable MultiViews with the Options directive and you need to specify your encoding types with the AddEncoding directive.

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The case of the extension does not matter. RemoveCharset is only available in Apache 2. Note that changing the metadata for a file does not change the value of the Last-Modified header.

RemoveOutputFilter extension [ extension ] For resources other than static files, where the generator of the response typically specifies a Content-Type, this directive has no effect.

This simplifies the httpd. The extension argument is case insensitive and can be specified with or without a leading apsche.

Module mod_mime

It is recommended that new media types be added using the AddType directive rather than changing the TypesConfig file. Note that unlike using extensions to specify languages, DefaultLanguage can only specify a single language. I probably had a rule that was “serve this statically if the addehcoding exists”.


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The only exception to this is if an extension is apzche which Apache does not know how to handle. If in your example you request just foo rather than foo.

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AddEncoding x-compress Z AddLanguage en. Files can have more than one extension; the order of the extensions is normally irrelevant. This file sets the default list of mappings from filename extensions to content types.

Addemcoding am afraid MultiViews will not work as expected: The AddLanguage directive maps the given filename extension to the specified content language. Thus, previously cached copies may still be used by a client or proxy, with the previous headers.

ForceType is only available in Apache 1. More recent encodings, such as deflate, should be specified without the x.

Mime-enc is the mime encoding to use for documents ending in extension. Mime-enc is the mime type to use for documents ending in extension. The TypesConfig directive sets the location of the media types configuration file. This is in addition to any filters defined elsewhere, including the SetInputFilter directive. Files with apacje extensions See also: The default, somehow, would not make use of the AddEncoding option, however, it uses the AddType to declare that addencodihg with the.


Files having the name extension will be served apachd the specified handler-name. Note that, unlike the NCSA httpd, this directive cannot be used to set the type of particular files. RemoveType directives are processed after any AddType directives, so it is possible they may undo the effects of the latter if both occur within the same directory configuration. An example of its use might be:.

The AddLanguage directive is more useful for content negotiation, where the server returns one from several documents based on the client’s language preference. Sign up using Email and Password. Files with multiple extensions DefaultLanguage Syntax: This will cause filenames containing the. RemoveEncoding directives are processed after any AddEncoding directives, so it is possible they may undo the effects of the latter if both occur within the same directory configuration.

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The filter is case-insensitive. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. If all other factors are equal, the smallest file will apcahe served, e.