"If you're like me, you probably loathe updating directory
index pages. You add a new file or folder to your Web site and
then you have to find other pages that you should link from and
update them--not to mention the toils of updating all of those
pages if the page name/location changes!"
"I solve this problem, quite simply, by creating directory
index scripts using Perl. The largest member of this class of
scripts is a directory on my private Web server that has folders
containing pages talking about my projects. My entire Web site is
logically organized (logical to me, anyways) using directories to
house and nest information, and my "projects" page is no
"From a filesystem structure standpoint, every directory in my
projects directory contains a different project. Every project
directory has an index HTML file. Every index HTML file has a
title. Keeping these rules in mind, it is easy to write a short
Perl script that makes ones' life much easier."
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