[whatwg] drop the 'www' subdomain on whatwg.org
lachlan.hunt at iinet.net.au
Sun Jul 18 20:55:41 PDT 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":
So you want to reduce that accessibility to one way? I don't think so!
There aren't many sites that *I've read* that contain complete
nonsense (though, I'm sure there are many that I haven't), but this is
now one of them. Personally, I prefer to have the www on the URI
because it looks better, but I don't always type URIs one way or the other.
Currently, the WHAT WG classifies as a class A, according to that
nonsense. So, obviously you want it changed to class B or C.
Class B requires redirect, so that's more time wasted sending another
request for anyone that types the www. I guess the argument is the same
as for always including the trailing slash when linking to directories —
it reduces network traffic.
Class C will break any links and bookmarks that currently link with the
www subdomain, so definately *NOT*
Why bother going to the effort to change it to a class B or C, when it
works perfectly well without doing anything, and causes more problems by
> Please do. Thanks,
No, Please Don't!
lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
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