Re: why www?

Jon Knight (
Thu, 14 Dec 1995 11:41:08 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 13 Dec 1995, Nick Taylor wrote:
> And you can't have just
> as this would point to a domain rather than a
> machine,

Actually you can; is our campus domain but you can connect to
that DNS name and actually be transported to (aka and That machine is our campus WWW
Information Gateway - by no means the only HTTP server on campus but
(supposedly) the main University presence in the Web.

Ain't the DNS wonderful, eh? :-)


Jon Knight, Researcher, Sysop and General Dogsbody, Department of Computer
Studies, Loughborough University of Technology, Leics., ENGLAND. LE11 3TU.
* I've found I now dream in Perl. More worryingly, I enjoy those dreams. *