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[ih] URl construct

no doubt he does postal address with the country code at the top.  and 
email addresses with the domain name at the left.  oh, wait...


On 7/5/2012 11:42 AM, Tony Finch wrote:
> Joly MacFie <joly at punkcast.com> wrote:
>> I believe I have heard Tim B-L say that, in retrospect,   "://"  was
>> unnecessarily verbose.
> First question in the interview at http://www.bcs.org/content/ConWebDoc/3337
>   "Looking back on 15 years or so of development of the Web is there
>    anything you would do differently given the chance?"
>   "I would have skipped on the double slash - there's no need for it. Also
>    I would have put the domain name in the reverse order - in order of size
>    so, for example, the BCS address would read: http:uk/org/bcs/members.
>    This would mean the BCS could have one server for the whole site or have
>    one specific to members and the URL wouldn't have to be different."
> Shades of uk.ac.cam.phx...
> Tony.

  Dave Crocker
  Brandenburg InternetWorking