[pmwiki-users] Handling canonical URLs (ie don't allow variable case in urls)

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Mon Feb 8 14:18:32 CST 2010

On Mon, 08 Feb 2010 19:21:15 +0000
Ed W <lists at wildgooses.com> wrote:

>Hi, I'm running on linux and I am trying to setup some kind of 
>canonicalisation on my site so that URLs all have exactly the same
>case, eg you will notice on the PmWiki site that these two urls go
>to the same place:
>I am under the (mistaken?) impression that google will possibly
>treat each as a separate URL, but in any case it just cases

Yes, you ARE mistaken. Google is case INSENSITIVE. Internally they
convert everything to lowercase. This was in one of Matt Cutts
presentation. His website is: http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/ He's the
chief anti-spamming officer at Google aka quality control. 

So both are the same but:


are NOT the same

When the network has to work

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