appdb feature request: hide the ugly urls

Remco remco47 at
Sun Feb 17 17:19:01 CST 2008

----- Original Message ----
> From: Dan Kegel <dank at>
> To: wine-devel <wine-devel at>
> Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2008 6:55:06 PM
> Subject: appdb feature request: hide the ugly urls
> How hard would it be for the appdb to support
> more readable URLs for vendors and applications?  e.g.
> Adobe Premiere is currently at
> but it'd be so slick to see instead
> Believe it or not, that little change would make the appdb
> less scary for newcomers.
> - Dan

That's relatively easy to do with mod_rewrite. But it would have to be something like:

All the info is still in the URL (which mod_rewrite can extract), but it does look less scary.


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