Why is .www deprecated?
In order to answer this question, we
must first recall the definition of
World Wide Web: n. Abbr. WWW
1) The complete set of documents
residing on all Internet servers that
use the HTTP protocol, accessible to
users via a simple point-and-click
2) n : a collection of internet sites
that offer text and graphics and sound
and animation resources through the
hypertext transfer protocol. By
default, all popular Web browsers
assume the HTTP protocol. In doing so,
the software prepends the 'http://'
onto the requested URL and
automatically connect to the HTTP
server on port 80. Why then do many
servers require their websites to
communicate through the www subdomain?
Mail servers do not require you to
send emails to
web servers should allow access to
their pages though the main domain
unless a particular subdomain is
Succinctly, use of the www subdomain
is redundant and time consuming to
communicate. The internet, media, and
society are all better off without it.
Using the links at the top of the
page, you may view recently validated
domains as well as submit domains for
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