[thelist] DB entry shown as a directory??

j.d. welch so.there at showtunepink.com
Sat Dec 21 22:20:00 CST 2002

On Saturday, December 21, 2002, at 10:23  PM, Adrian Fischer wrote:

> that did the trick.  If I could ask a follow on question.  How many
> rewrites
> can I put in the htaccess file before it becomes unwieldy?
> 10..20..1000?

well, i'm not sure about a limit to the size, but you can do clever
things to make the rewrite rules more flexible by taking
'subdirectories' as query string variables, thus:

RewriteRule ^/yourbusiness/([A-Z]+)/([A-Z]+)$
/cgi-bin/dockets.pl?action=$1&item=$2 [L]

so, entering /yourbusiness/showdoc/578 in the browser would resolve to

and so on. much more at:

> What about writing to a htaccess on the fly from within a perl program
> so
> that it gets updated automatically?

the automated idea is great though; i don't see why it wouldn't work;
.htaccess is just plain old text... i wouldn't be surprised if it has
been done before.


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