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Re: Fallback flow for /site-meta for top level domains

From: Douglas Boldt <douglas@boldt.us>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2008 17:13:47 -0500
Message-ID: <43a6c8dc0811291413l4a6218abiec962932ef832a96@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-talk@w3.org
I would think that any competent host master/web master would have properly
setup IN A records for the rootdomain, and CNAME's for www, per RFC
specs. Ideally they would go further and 301 redirect one to the other on
the application level.

douglas [at] http://boldt.us

On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 4:55 PM, Eran Hammer-Lahav <hueniverse@gmail.com>wrote:

> (sorry for potential duplicates, I'm having problems posting to the list)
>
> This issue was brought up by Google.
>
> There are many cases where the HTTP server for example.com resides at
> www.example.com. Should /site-meta specify that if a top level domain
> returns a 404 for a GET /site-meta, the user-agent must try the same request
> for www.*?
>
> EHL
>
>
Received on Saturday, 29 November 2008 22:14:32 GMT

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