Re: Redundant Web services?

Timothy Berners-Lee (
Mon, 6 Dec 1993 23:08:36 +0100 (MET)

On Mon, 6 Dec 1993, Tony Sanders wrote:

> > The Gopher protocol provides a scheme for identifying a redundant
> > service for a given document. Believe it or not, this is in the
> You are supposed to be able to list multiple HREF's in an
> anchor and get the same effect.

What? Where do you get that from?
SGML does not allow multiple occurrences of the same
attribute. I thought.

I think that a short-term solution is to use
multiple IP addresses (in fact on different machines)
for the same server domain name.

Anyone want to start talking about a practical
URN scheme? Interest? Someone got a project to do?
Using DNS to find appropriate large index servers?

Tim BL