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Re: Samba and web pages

    Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2008 22:21:37 -0500 
   From: "John Abreau" <[hidden email]> 

   This isn't handled in the browser at all. Apache has a 
   user-overridable function for listing a directory, and its default 
   function for listing a directory happens to look for a sequence of 
   files such as index.html, and if it finds one of these, it returns 
   it; otherwise it generates a directory listing. 

   In the absence of apache, or other http-server software that 
   implements the same behavior, you simply won't get this behavior. 

A browser could certainly emulate the behavior when browsing a local 

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