.htaccess workaround for local development, files not in web root
Another reason for setting up your local dev environment with "domain names" on localhost.
(I think this was the error)
The requested URL /index.php was not found on this server.
(anyhow, this is the solution)
(did not work-- home page did though?)
(Not the problem)
Deny from all
(this was the solution-- again suboptimal because it would be better to have a domain set up locally to send it: )
# RewriteBase /
Ebony-II:sites ben$ vi example/www/.htaccess