5177Re: apache configuration for REST and pseudo-URL's
- Aug 17, 2005Can Apache Cocoon (using sitemap.xmap) be used instead of Apache
mod-rewrite to configure a server for REST and pseudo-URLs?
If so, any pros or cons of using one over the other?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Ron" <tiltbike@y...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "Jeff Stern <jastern949@y...>"
> <jastern949@y...> wrote:
> > i'd like to configure our apache server for REST
> > i don't want to have to go through the trouble of setting up
> > rules (using mod-rewrite).. but is that what people generally do?
> Yep, looks like it.
> > or is the SetHandler/Action way the easier way, but i'm just missing
> > something? .. what am i doing wrong?
> Well, it seems to be part of the solution, but an addition to
> mod_rewrite, not a substitute for it.
> > alternatively, is there a tutorial / directions on this somewhere?
> > finally, what word/term/jargon does one even *use* to refer to this
> > phenomenon or technique? i've looked stuff up under "dispatcher", or
> > "URL", or "cgi" or "script", or even with specific apache terms like
> > "SetHandler".. but is there generally a name for this "technique" so
> > that i can even know how to refer to it or how to look for it?
> The best tuts I found were under "Search-engine friendly" instead of
> "Representational State Transfer" per se, as far as Google is
> concerned. I felt lucky to dig up this old thread, but I can't say the
> responses were tremendously helpful to me (I am up to a very basic
> understanding of REST, but not of Apache.)
> You've undoubtably found an answer already, but here are some
> resources for others who stumble across this thread.
> http://www.sitepoint.com/print/guide-url-rewriting and
> http://www.sitepoint.com/print/search-engine-friendly-urls are some
> help, and CherryPy http://www.cherrypy.org has a handy "default"
> method that looks like it may address this problem.
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