[mod_python] Returned filename question (updated)

Jorey Bump list at joreybump.com
Mon Jan 8 12:52:45 EST 2007

Martijn Moeling wrote:

> If I go to http://www.lokalos.nl without a filename given (set By
> Directoryindex in the apache config to index.py)
> The returned filename seems to be a random generated filename (like
> jkfdasadf.html)

You are mistaken. This is how Google checks the way a site responds to 
404 errors. It is *intentionally* requesting a file it assumes will not 
exist. They tend to guard their reasons, but it could be a way to 
distinguish domain parkers or link farms. It's safe to ignore this and 
move on.

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