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Last Modified: 2010-03-04
...am giving away everything I have.

layout: we'd like to use mod_proxy with mod_rewrite together to replace hostname before submitting it to upstream proxy.

that is, user types, for example, http://www.icq.com/; then we rewrite it with

so far we've managed to set up mod_proxy (it worx like any normal proxy). Now, when we add
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
 RewriteEngine On

 RewriteCond     %{HTTP_HOST}     ^.*\.icq\.com
 RewriteRule  ^/(.*)$$1  [R]

nothing happens. what should be correct rewrite rules/conditions ?
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