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

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 10:48:19 +1100
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
Message-Id: <438E715F-D6DC-4AFC-B7C6-D8BB8B1E0C68@mnot.net>
To: Eran Hammer-Lahav <hueniverse@gmail.com>

Absolutely not. the spec is already stomping on an authority's control  
over its namespace quite enough, and it's easy for people to work  
around this if their intent is for the two to be the same.

On 30/11/2008, at 8:55 AM, Eran Hammer-Lahav 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.*?

Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Sunday, 30 November 2008 23:49:01 UTC

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