[Koha] Rooted URL's

Chris Cormack chris at katipo.co.nz
Sat Mar 2 09:52:14 NZDT 2002

On Sat, 2002-03-02 at 09:31, Mark Bondurant wrote:
> I'm a bit stumped as to how I'm going install this thing.  I'm not/can't 
> running a name server so I can't install it as a virual host.  You folks have 
> rooted all of your URL's (this means you start them all with a slash) so I 
> can't install it as a virtual directory.  The best I an come up with is to 
> mix it in with my root web site (yech!).  This may cause difficulties with 
> index file names and may limit my ability to upgrade in the future.  

Yep, work is in progress to move the whole system to a template system.
Problems like you mention will be fixed as we do that. 
You dont have the option to do ip based virtual hosts?

> In the future, when you build a site, try to keep in mind that it may be 
> installed anywhere, not necessarily in the web root.  You should use relative 
> addressing.
> Mark Bondurant
> mbondr at bongo.net
> PS.
> On your splash page it says:  "Horowhuenua Library Trust Catalogue and Member 
> Services".  This implies that the library that the system is indexing is the 
> Horowhuenua Library.  If this is truely an open source system, open to use by 
> every library, then it probably ought to say something like: "Open Source 
> Catalogue and Member Services System/From The Horowhenua Library Trust".
Precisely because it is  a GPL'd system you are welcome to change
whatever you like. Including the splash page.

Chris Cormack                                               Programmer
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chris at katipo.co.nz                                    www.katipo.co.nz

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