[theforum] weo signoff

John Handelaar john at userfrenzy.com
Fri Mar 4 10:08:59 CST 2005

Jeff Howden wrote:
>>...can both be added to the alias table.
> Actually, the first could, the second would be better handled by the rewrite
> rule mentioned next.

Sure, but in my worldview "better" means "easier for same effect",
and a static form can go in the table.

>>As far as URLs created in the future are concerned, the
>>latter 3 need not be implemented (as someone with
>>SEO-fu, you'll be aware that there's nothing to gain in
>>having a myriad URLs hitting the same page).  Likewise
>>I'll restate my opinion of the evilness of unnecessarily
>>including a numeric category ID in URLs, other than to
>>maintain compatibility for archived material.
> Absolutely agree on both points.  The only reason I bring up support for the
> older style with the variable "directory" is that there *are* a myriad of
> links hitting the same page now and it'd be appropriate to support them all.

Agreed.  Though I hope you'll forgive me for not wanting to
expend time on index.cfm?ugliness until later.  :-)


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