Originally Posted by PHP6
Most famous search engines like: google, yahoo, msn could understand everything after '?' char in the url and treat them as different ones. So, nowadays there are no much reasons to make 'urls nice', even in past that was just 1-2% of all SEO
That doesn't answer my question though.
I didn't ask how search engines go about listing or indexing web pages. I asked it is possible to create pretty urls or search engine friendly urls without using mod_rewrite.