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Re: URL Expansion proposal

From: Alexei Kosut <akosut@nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 1996 20:14:47 -0800 (PST)
To: Israel del Rio <idelrio@abstraction.com>
Cc: Ryan Grant <rgrant@spry.com>, www-talk@w3.org
Message-Id: <Pine.HPP.3.91.960115201327.1615A-100000@ace.nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us>
On Mon, 15 Jan 1996, Israel del Rio wrote:

> Ryan, I tried it and it sure looks as if you went a step ahead of
> my proposal. Spry is expanding the name to www.name.com. Now, if Netscape and 
> Microsoft agree to a convention like that I'd be really happy.

The Netscape 2.0 betas do do this. Any given domain "foo", if "foo" cannot
be found, will expand to "www.foo.com". And, as has been in place since
Netscape 1.0, any name "bar" will expand to "http://bar/". At least,
that's been my observation. 

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