[whatwg] drop the 'www' subdomain on whatwg.org

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Jul 18 14:02:14 PDT 2004

On Sun, 18 Jul 2004, Anne van Kesteren (fora) wrote:
> Currently the WHATWG site is accessible in two ways, with or without the
> 'www' prefix. There are easy ways to solve this "problem":
>   <http://no-www.org/>
> Please do. Thanks,

I disagree that it is a "problem".

The URI:


...looks silly compared to:



Anyway, the host name _is_ relevant:

      www.whatwg.org -- content whose relevance is the WWW
   syntax.whatwg.org -- content whose relevance is the Syntax


And in any case Dreamhost (who are currently hosting the whatwg.org
servers) don't support having www.example.org and example.org pointing at
different virtual domains.

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