[nycbug-talk] direct file access denied via htaccess

Francisco Reyes lists
Thu Jun 16 03:25:44 EDT 2005

On Wed, 15 Jun 2005, Marc Spitzer wrote:

>> document root /usr/local/www/somedomain
>> images in
>> /usr/local/www/somedomain-picse
>> PHP would have to send the HTTP requests for the images though..
> besides the point,  Remember he wants people to see the images so they
> must be delivered to the far end to be viewed.  Once that happens he
> has absolutly zero control over what happens to the image.  Now lsts
> say he figures out how to prevent them from being cached by the
> browser it makes no difference

I must have missunderstood his goal. I thought his primary goal was to 
prevent people from getting access to an image directly... ie.. to not 
allow someone to do http://domain.com/image.jpg

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