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Re: why www?

From: Michael Godsey <mgodsey@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed Dec 13 17:53:57 1995
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Nick Taylor  <taylorn@gb.swissbank.com> said:

| The www bit is the de-facto way of ensuring that http requests
| hit port 80 (or whatever) of the correct machine.

This is not true at all.  There is nothing about the "www" part that 
says to hit port 80!  Port 80 uis just the standard port for the httpd 
service.
Received on Wednesday, 13 December 1995 17:53:57 GMT

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