URL Abbreviation (was: Re: Senate Inquiry report published)
Wed, 5 Mar 1997 13:34:32 +1000
>And someone suggested a few months back that the net rids
>itself of the useless and repetitive prefix "http://www"
>on Web URLs for all the bandwidth it wastes. Let's revise
>that suggestion to ridding ourselves of "http://" ;^^)
I agree in principle -- but for now most mail/news readers need the full
protocol prefix to identify it as a URL hotlink.