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Re: URL Naming and DNS...

From: Jonas Jørgensen <jonasj@jonasj.dk>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 14:10:58 +0200
Message-ID: <3F1D29D2.4090808@jonasj.dk>
To: www-talk@w3.org

Ranjit Singh Sandhu wrote:
> Could anyone help me in finding out the reason for this ::
> 
>  Some sites work with "http://sitename.com" but for
> some sites we need to specify "www" - like "http://www.sitename.com". Why? 

Short answer: Whether the name works without "www" or not is a decision 
of the owner/administrator of the name. If http://sitename.com doesn't 
work, send webmaster@sitename.com an email and tell them to fix their 
server configuration.

/Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 22 July 2003 08:11:10 GMT

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