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Authored by: repetty on May 31, '03 03:04:43AM

I'm running Apache on Linux box but work remotely from a Mac, so the same situation applies to me, too.

I've noticed that I also have files that start with a colon, too. Maybe it's a by-product of netatalk AppleShare file server.

Anyway, I appended this to the IndexIgnore line:

\.* :*

It seems to take care of both cases. BTW, I MUCH prefer not showing the visitor something that they shouldn't have access to rather than let them see it but forbid them to access it.

Much more tidy.

Great suggestion.


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Authored by: datawrangler on Jun 01, '03 12:20:31PM

those filenames which begin with a colon are netatalk's way of displaying non-ASCII characters such as a bullet (•), which Mac users often use to force custom sorting. I don't know how to translate the numbers, but netatalk has always done a good job of preserving these "think different" filenames for me. In the OS X Terminal, non-ASCII characters are displayed with a '?'.

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