[thelist] URLs on Stationary without "www."

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at xevious.kicks-ass.net
Tue Feb 10 11:02:45 CST 2004

On Tuesday 2004 February 10 10:26, Manuel González Noriega wrote:
> El mar, 10-02-2004 a las 17:11, Jono Young escribió:
> > Is it OK to leave off the www. when listing a URL on a stationary
> > set.  For instance, is it OK to list a URL as product.domain.com as
> > opposed to www. product.domain.com?  I believe that most browsers
> > know how to handle the URL without typing in the www in the address
> > filed.  Any thoughts, is this right or wrong, acceptable or not?
> But, of course! "www" is deprecated, after all :)
> http://no-www.org/

IMO, this is silly. While nothing says that Web pages have to be served 
from a computer named "www" under a given domain, there is more to a 
domain name than just a Web address.

If anything, I'm for redirecting http://example.com to http://
www.example.com, not the other way around.

Shawn K. Quinn

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