The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1882 Wednesday, 3 November 1999.
From: Moray McConnachie <
Date: Tuesday, 2 Nov 1999 21:41:00 -0000
Subject: 10.1872 Re: URLs
Comment: Re: SHK 10.1872 Re: URLs
>Actually both URLs are clickable. If the computer and software are
>up-to-date, there should be no difference-as there was not for me in
>Christine's example pair.
However, the version without http:// is not technically a URL. URL's
must begin by defining their type, and therefore in this case it must
This is not pointless rule-keeping. To some email programmes it makes a
different, and to some sites also. For example ftp://cpan.org is quite
different from http://cpan.org
See http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1738.html if you are really interested.