12 04 | 2012

Why “www.”?

Written by Tanguy

Classified in : Homepage, Debian, To remember

Three big “W”s in shades of green

Many websites have addresses that use a www.- prefix. Some people are encouraging this practice, other are advising against it.

I, for one, think this prefix makes sense and is really useful, so here is an explanation of my opinion. In a nutshell: the Wold Wide Web is one Internet service among many other such as domain name, mail, mailboxes or instant messenging; using a dedicated prefix allows to distribute all these services to specific servers in a convenient way.

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