[Mongrel] [SURVEY] MIME types questions for Mongrel 1.0 RC1

Jeroen Houben jeroen at supercool.nl
Thu Dec 7 02:13:03 EST 2006


David Heinemeier Hansson wrote:
>> So, let's put this to the test:
>>
>> 1) Should Mongrel support a larger set of default mime types?
> 
> I'm strongly in favor of this. Especially for core defaults like xml, 
> atom, and rss. It would mean that Rails page caching would Just Work 
> even for these common caching types.

Could you explain this? Mongrel is very unlikely to serve cached pages. 
That's usually handled by apache/lighty. I ran into this the other day 
and had to adjust my apache rewrite rules to look for cached .xml files 
rather than just .html files.

Jeroen



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