[thelist] www prefix is it necessary?

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Thu Jan 27 15:40:45 CST 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jsWalter
> Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2005 4:21 PM

> For years, FTP was accessed via seperate applications, even 
> though FTP was
> always available via the borwsers, just not "advertised".
> IE has made the web a bit more "friendly". It made the need to http://
> unneccessary, it adds that protocal prefix for you, as do all 
> the modern
> browsers.


All good points.  I'd like to add one... if you type in a url such as
ftp.domain.com, then IE automagically changes the url into

Joshua Olson
Web Application Engineer
WAE Tech Inc.

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