[LINK] ABC link problem

Rick Welykochy rick at praxis.com.au
Thu Jul 2 08:43:25 AEST 2009

Jan Whitaker wrote:

> At 08:29 PM 1/07/2009, Rick Welykochy wrote:
>>> http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/web/sound1.mp3
>> They probably work for the web designers internally at the
>> ABC because of local domain name resolving, e.g.
>> mpegmedia resolves to an internal server for the
>> web guys 'n gals, but externally it resolves to nothing.
>> This is Web Basics 101. The RN support team should find
>> a big clue stick and apply manually thrice daily.
> What's funny was once the first one was loaded from the above link, 
> the rest worked just by clicking on the original malformed link on 
> the webpage. So there must be some 'memory' in firefox to allow for 
> that. Bizarre.

imho, it is plain wrong for mpegmedia to resolve to mpegmedia.com
in the browser. similar complaint to parked domains that are
available for purchase - they bring up a page full of spam and ads.


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