[development] .htaccess patch for 404 of Non-drupal files

Moshe Weitzman weitzman at tejasa.com
Thu Aug 3 03:17:39 UTC 2006

Khalid B wrote:
> It is worth including the change in this page http://drupal.org/node/56773
> to the standard .htaccess we distribute?
> This has two advantages:
> a) Avoid a Drupal bootstrap for every 404 of these files.
> b) Send a smaller number of bytes when this happen.
> I believe the majority of sites would not want Drupal to handle 404 for 
> these
> files.
> I can make the patch if it has a chance of getting through.

yes, i would like to see this. if people really object, we could default to 
commented out.

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