[thelist] URLs on Stationary without "www."

Mike Migurski mike-evolt at teczno.com
Tue Feb 10 11:18:49 CST 2004

>>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
>not sure about that.... always thought only the http:// was optional?

The "http://" is never optional, though many browsers may assume it if you
don't provide one. It's the most important part, that says "I want to
contact example.com's web server" instead of ftp, ssh, telnet, smtp, etc.

michal migurski- contact info and pgp key:
sf/ca            http://mike.teczno.com/contact.html

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