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Subject: Re: [boost] Ancient
From: Daniel James (daniel_james_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-23 16:04:05

2009/2/23 David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>:
> on Mon Feb 23 2009, DongInn Kim <> wrote:
>> Can you setup the DNS of to just point to without
>> aliasing for
>> This cause me difficult to setup its vhost properly.
>> For example,
>> [root_at_wowbagger]# host
>> is an alias for
>> has address
>> [root_at_wowbagger]# host
>> has address
>> [root_at_wowbagger]#
> I could, but --- and I'm no www expert --- I think there ought to be a
> redirect so that there's a canonical web address for the wiki.
> Otherwise you get search engines spidering it twice, etc, no?

I might be wrong about this but I believe CNAME is only used to lookup
the server's ip address, and has nothing to do with redirects. I think
it's basically a layer of indirection for DNS lookups. I don't think
it should affect the vhosts setup. The redirect has to be done as a
HTTP response.


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