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[aprssig] How should this work -> TRACE WIDE2-2

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Wed Sep 14 18:56:06 UTC 2005


bruninga at usna.edu wrote:

>The LINK below needs a ".GIF" instead of ".gif" on
>the end.  Apparently another Bill Gates Gotcha!
>
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>
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>>Don't know, Bob, 'cause that file doesn't seem to exist 
>>on the web server. Got a 404 error trying to open it :>
>>    
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Actually, this time it's the opposite.   

Microsoft servers, like the DOS command line,  are case-insensitive.   
'nix OSes and servers (which yours is) ARE case sensitive.

If your site was being hosted on a Windows-powered server instead, the 
case the user types wouldn't have mattered.  




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