email vs. e-mail

Corey Edwards tensai at
Sat Feb 11 21:36:26 MST 2006

On Sat, 2006-02-11 at 13:38 -0700, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> Instead, I must point out that the Internet does not revolve around the
> Web. If Tim Berners Lee hadn't been so lazy, perhaps HTTP could have
> been enshrined alongside email and DNS with it's own record type. (As
> popular wisdom teaches: "you snooze, you lose".) But until there is an
> equivalent of MX and NS records for HTTP, www. is a valid solution.

There is a solution already: SRV records. And since (practically) nobody
uses them, I think we're stuck with "www".

> And while we're holding this frank discussion, I think it's time to put
> punctuation in its proper place: outside of quotes.

Here, here!


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