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Re: [vox-tech] Apache, IE, error 404
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Re: [vox-tech] Apache, IE, error 404



I think you can fix this on the browser side by going
into IE's settings and unchecking "show friendly HTTP
error messages"... or something like that.

That's right, MS thinks that showing what caused an error 
is "unfriendly".

-- Rod
   http://www.sunsetsystems.com/

On Wednesday 26 June 2002 11:34 pm, nbs wrote:
> I'm curious, is there any way to make an Apache webserver magically
> notice when an IE browser is about to get an error 404 and not actually
> send a "404" error code back?  (e.g., show whatever error page it would
> show, but respond as if it was an "ok", versus a "file not found")
>
> The point is to circumvent the stupid built-in IE error response pages
> which are, in turn, circumventing any _useful_ error page your webserver
> may be providing.  (LUGOD.org, for example, has a rather sophisticated
> error page which understands typos, knows about some out-of-date URLs,
> and so forth...  It's sad to think so many people might never even see
> the useful error response because IE is overriding the server's actual
> HTML)
>
> Thx!
>
> -bill!

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