[Catalyst] Can you tell if a server is running Catalyst?

Brandon Black blblack at gmail.com
Wed May 17 16:56:39 CEST 2006

On 5/17/06, John Napiorkowski <jjn1056 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hmm, I guess there is no other way other than to write
> the web admin of the site in question (if her email is
> even listed).  Actually it's probably good that
> catalyst apps are just web apps that blend in to web
> standards.  You can always tell when people are using
> asp.net because of all the .aspx files and so forth
> but web best practices say that uris should be
> meaningful and there should be no file extensions.  So
> Catalyst makes it easy to have this good practice and
> in general you can't tell it's catalyst just by
> looking at the type of URL's or by viewing the source
> code.  --john

You might be able to tell heuristically by using archive.org to
determine how quickly they were able to make changes and add new
features to their app :)

-- Brandon

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