It continues to interfere with the world market for consonants, though...
> >[...prepend "www." by default, append ".com", prepend http://, &c...]
Note that *real* browsers like OmniWeb already do this.. Unlike the Wintel
shit I'm being forced to use these days.
> The default really should be to replace any URL by
> That would save an awful lot of grief. So Rohit, when will the W3C
> standardize this?
As soon as that loser imaging company altavista.com sells out to digital.
More proof that you should never launch a project without staking out the
domain name first...
> Actually, I disagree with everything you suggested.
> Then again, my URL is http://pauillac.inria.fr/~harley/
Well, it's not as if there's interesting information in *France*, after
all... .COM rulez! :-)
> >The other bit of this I love (hate?) is that 'w' is not even a letter
> >in all Latin-based alphabets! Pity the poor Italians, for example [...]
> Or the French... neither w nor k were in the alphabet initially, but
> then people imported the word "weekend"! (Because it's so much shorter
> than "fin de semaine"...)
But unfortunately still only 48 hours long...