It is important if you have not configured DNS and Apache
properly. Specially if you want to use apache with IP in
the URL then it is definitely important. It's to do with
the way Apache replaces the IP with hostname in the URL.
If there is ending /, apache will not try to rewrite the
hostname, otherwise it will rewrite the hostname.
On Mon, 2003-03-31 at 10:20, Philip S Tellis wrote:
On 29 Mar 2003, Amitay Isaacs wrote:
Ending / is important.
Not if the url does not contain any file path. According to RFC2068, if
the url passed to a user agent is of the form http://hostname
, then the
GET request will be made to the / location on hostname server.
About the OP, are you getting a 404 or are you getting those Internet
Explorer friendly error messages? If it is the latter, then check to
see the actual error response from the server (by doing a telnet on port
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