[Nitro] http://nitrohq.com => Error 404

Chris Farmiloe chris at motionpath.com
Thu Dec 1 07:11:30 EST 2005


hehee, that was a big thread! ...
with all the characters used in these emails we could have typed www.  
www.
all year! ;-)

/me secretly pleased I always lose the www subdomain



Chris Farmiloe
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On 1 Dec 2005, at 12:01, zimba-tm wrote:

> Wohoo, George capitulated :-)
>
> Thanks a lot George :-)
>
> On 01/12/05, George Moschovitis <george.moschovitis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The fact is that I always write www.xxxxxx.com
>> Anyway, I fixed it so stop complaining ;-)
>>
>> regards,
>> George.
>>
>> On 12/1/05, Michael Fellinger <m.fellinger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>>
>>> Well, i pointed the same out a couple of times but somehow there  
>>> was never
>>> happening anything.
>>> AFAIK george has some browser/whatever-plugin that appends the  
>>> www. and so is
>>> never forced to enter it... but i'm quite annoyed by this easy-to- 
>>> fix
>>> problem. (not to mention the times where i pointed people to the  
>>> page and i
>>> had to explain them that the official page of a web-framework  
>>> doesn't get the
>>> address right [right as in "as the user expects"])
>>>
>>> well, didn't know about this historical piece of fact - but it  
>>> only underlines
>>> the need :)
>>>
>>> This should nonetheless only be a reminder - i want this topic to  
>>> become large
>>> enough to see it fixed soon...
>>> but i know george is busy all day, so don't hurry - i give you  
>>> another week ;)
>>>
>>> Sincerily
>>> Michael
>>>
>>> Am Donnerstag, 1. Dezember 2005 01:14 schrieb zimba-tm:
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> I know that this domain works when you append www. in front of  
>>>> it. I
>>>> also tend to write a bit in the wiki when i can.
>>>>
>>>> Subdomains where initially created to point at various  
>>>> computers. In
>>>> the "old age", the services like ftp, smtp, pop and http would all
>>>> have their own machines, so it maked sense to use www. Because  
>>>> every
>>>> subdomain would represent a computer.
>>>>
>>>> In the actual world, where reverse-proxy is the king, where http is
>>>> the most common used protocol and subdomains are hijacked to  
>>>> represent
>>>> different web-services, I think it makes sense to espect that a  
>>>> domain
>>>> returns a valid http service.
>>>>
>>>> That's why i'm pointing this issue out. Do you type
>>>> http://nitro.rubyforge.org or http://www.nitro.rubyforge.org ?   
>>>> If you
>>>> look at microsoft ads, they tell you to go to microsoft.com, not
>>>> www.microsoft.com. It's the same for nitrohq.
>>>>
>>>> Hmm, maybe this sounds too harsh. In any case, i'm just trying  
>>>> to give
>>>> my opinion.
>>>>
>>>> Peace and long live nitro :-)
>>>>
>>>> On 01/12/05, Jeff Wood <jeff.darklight at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> ... the appropriate url is : http://www.nitrohq.com
>>>>>
>>>>>  j.
>>>>>
>>>>> On 11/30/05, Lou Vanek <vanek at acd.net> wrote:
>>>>>> try http://www.nitrohq.com/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> zimba-tm wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi George,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I know i'm repeating myself a lot on this particular case.  
>>>>>>> Sorry if
>>>>>>> you find it annoying but I find it quite important.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://nitrohq.com/ still gives an error 404.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>>>   zimba
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://zimba.oree.ch
>>>>>>
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>>>>>
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>>>> Cheers,
>>>>   zimba
>>>>
>>>> http://zimba.oree.ch
>>>>
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>
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