[thelist] How do they do that?

Chris Blessing webguy at mail.rit.edu
Tue Jun 4 23:08:01 CDT 2002

I believe a lot of places are parsing HTML files as ASP/PHP/what-have-you
files.  They just choose to keep the .html or .htm extensions.  Not sure
what the driving force is behind that, but it _is_ late right now and I'm
awfully tired. :)

Chris Blessing
webguy at mail.rit.edu

> A great deal of large, corporate websites who blatantly have
> content management systems in place seem to now use
> flat files instead of the usual ?page=734327434&la=qy234y24 crap
> that screws up search engines.
> This may seem like a very niaive question but what sort of system
> are they using to create this?
> Does the CMS churn out flat html pages as soon as the edits are
> made or what??? really confused and the answer is
> probably really simple ;-)
> Cheers guys
> Dan

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