Permissions problem with accessing symbolic link

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Subject: Permissions problem with accessing symbolic link
Posted by:  Scott (smford…@gmail.com)
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009

I am running Mac OS X 10.5.7 with Apache 2.2.11 installed.  I have an
audio application that creates an html log file of tracks that are
playing.  I am trying to use a symbolic link to access the html file
so I can post it over my LAN.  The file resides in a directory inside
of my documents folder.

/Users/username/Documents/MegaSeg User Data/Logs

I have verified that the permissions to all of the parent directories
have at least execute privileges for others.  The html log file I am
trying to share has the following privileges...

-rw-r--r--@  1 [username]  staff    625 Jul 10 17:17 NowPlaying.html

I used the following command to setup my symbolic link...

ln -s /Users/[username]/Documents/MegaSeg\ User\ Data/Logs/
NowPlaying.html nowplaying.html

That seemed to work fine, because when I do an ls -al in my website's
folder I see the link.  I have a basic index.html, with a link to
nowplaying.html, but when I click on the link I get a 403 Forbidden
error.

Can anyone help me out with this one?  I am stuck.

Thanks!

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