Maintenance message pages

Alexander Staubo alex at
Tue Aug 7 01:12:56 MSD 2007

On 8/6/07, Igor Sysoev <is at> wrote:
> > Ideally, the first line should say:
> >
> >     if (-f $document_root/.maintenance && $http_X_Requested_With ~
> > XMLHttpRequest) {
> Why do you test AJAX using header ?
> Can AJAX request separate URI ?

The app has tons of AJAX requests, and the URLs are not predictable.
They don't all start with /ajax, for example. Since all browsers set
X-Requested-With for AJAX calls, this is a surefire way to target such


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