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293583Re: postfix.org != www.postfix.org ?

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  • Ansgar Wiechers
    Jun 5, 2013
      On 2013-06-04 Steve Jenkins wrote:
      > I keep catching myself typing "postfix.org" and expecting to end up on
      > the Postfix website, and then realizing that I need to put the "www"
      > subdomain on there.
      > Wietse: I'm sure you're aware of how to use mod_rewrite to redirect
      > web traffic from postfix.org to www.postfix.org, but I'm curious as to
      > why you haven't. Is it a mere old-school approach (totally
      > respectable) from when nearly every website had the www prefix, or is
      > there some other reason?

      mod_rewrite wouldn't help with this, because there is no domain A record
      for postfix.org.

      cobalt@iridium:~ $ host -t a postfix.org
      postfix.org has no A record

      Ansgar Wiechers
      "Abstractions save us time working, but they don't save us time learning."
      --Joel Spolsky
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