where is the case of a URL defined? how do I ensure it is mixed case and not all lower case?
wmyers at tns-inc.com
Tue Mar 21 16:17:36 UTC 2000
All the html is coded with absolute reference to the lower case name. If T
Gill is the web master, he should be able to change this.
From: !mail.germany.eu.net!atlas!flaps at cs.toronto.edu
[mailto:!mail.germany.eu.net!atlas!flaps at cs.toronto.edu]On Behalf Of
Alan J Rosenthal
Sent: Monday, March 20, 2000 11:09 PM
To: uunet!comp-protocols-dns-bind at uunet.uu.net
Subject: Re: where is the case of a URL defined? how do I ensure it is
mixed case and not all lower case?
Timothy GILL <TimGill at home.com> writes:
>I manage a web site for a community group, http://ArtsMaplewood.org. We
>use an ISP who offered their services for free. However, it is frustrating
>to go to the site and see its name shown in my browser window as
>http://artsmaplewood.org because it is hard to read.
Either name is valid. Whatever you type into your web browser should stay
If you type a directory name without the trailing slash so that the web
server sends back a redirect, then it's a question of the configuration of
the web server how it spells the hostname when it returns the redirection URL.
But it doesn't typically get this from DNS... at least, Apache doesn't.
But I don't see any subdirectories in your web pages so this won't come up
Perhaps you are clicking on some other link which spells it in lower-case.
Or perhaps you are typing it in in lower case to your web browser and
expecting it to change. This doesn't happen.
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