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Re: URLs [OT]



On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 9:19 PM, Petrus de Calguarium
<kwhiskerz gmail com> wrote:
> I am wondering:
>
> usually a URL has the form
> http://www.company.com/dir/subdir...
>
> but lately, I have often come across
> http://www.company.com//dir/subdir
>
> What does this '//' mean?

The same thing as '/'.  I would guess it is an error in whoever coded
the particular URL.  I guess since most servers default to unix
behaviour the '/' will work the same as '//'.

See for yourself:
http://fedoraproject.org///index.html

[mirandam phoebe ~]$ ls ///etc///////X11///////
applnk      xdm      xorg.conf
fontpath.d  xinit    xorg.conf.livna-config-backup
prefdm      Xmodmap  Xresources

-Mauriat


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