Re: why www?

Michael Godsey (
Wed, 13 Dec 95 14:51:29 TZ

Message-ID: red-63-msg951213225258MTP[01.51.00]000000b1-36235

Nick Taylor <> said:

| The www bit is the de-facto way of ensuring that http requests
| hit port 80 (or whatever) of the correct machine.

This is not true at all. There is nothing about the "www" part that
says to hit port 80! Port 80 uis just the standard port for the httpd