[AusNOG] Incorrect DNS setup
trs80 at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Mon Jul 5 15:02:32 EST 2010
On Mon, 5 Jul 2010, Edwin Groothuis wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 05, 2010 at 10:32:51AM +1000, Skeeve Stevens wrote:
> > It isn't so much as 'incorrect' as convention and arbitrary.
> > 'www' serves no purpose whatsoever... and I am actually quite happy when i see a '<domain>.com.au' on a bus or advert with no 'www'.
> You either specify www.domain.com.au or http://domain.com.au/.
> Specifying only domain.com.au leaves you in the middle about the
> protocols used. (Yes, education of the masses went out of the door
> when networking became hard. Let's browse seven.ninemsn.yahoo.com.au)
The fact is HTTP is the default protocol these days. Recent versions of
Chrome don't even display http:// any more for most websites, although
https:// is still shown.
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