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Re: Proper www usage

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 12:08:34 -0500
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@akamai.com>, Ian King <iking@microsoft.com>
CC: "Linda Bellitt (by way of Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>)" <linda.bellitt@hunterdouglas.com>, <uri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B74D0841.DE27%aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Mark Nottingham <mnot@akamai.com> wrote:

> I find it good practice to redirect other hostnames' port 80 to
> www, rather than CNAME it, so that search engines, caches and the
> like don't have duplicates.

Definitely. In fact, it's good practice to limit the number of duplicate
URIs for the same resources on your server entirely. This helps, but there
are often many more things that need to be fixed.

[ Aaron Swartz | me@aaronsw.com | http://www.aaronsw.com ]
Received on Wednesday, 13 June 2001 13:08:55 UTC

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