[tex-k] dvips 5.86f issues; xdvi with gs 7.04

Tomas G. Rokicki rokicki@CS.Stanford.EDU
Sun, 17 Feb 2002 08:57:54 -0800 (PST)

I believe web servers allow .. to work "correctly" by
canonocalizing out the ..'s before the security checks, so if
I can access /a/b/c but cannot access /a/b/d, I can still
access /a/b/d/../c because the server converts this to
/a/b/c before doing the check.  I'm pretty sure this is the

So we can steal that idea, I'd say.