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+--------------- What irritates me is exactly the opposite: referring to the World Wide Waste as "the Internet", as if other services like FTP, telnet, and this very newsgroup don't exist. (Although to be fair, in the mind of J. Random Luser, they don't.) There is also e-mail, but given the obsession your average luser - and e-mail package - has with HTML, it's easy to see how e-mail might be perceived as a subset of the Web. +---------------
Actually, a good friend of mine had a complaint filed against him with ICANN circa 2000, claiming that he was "squatting" on his domain name since he didn't have an HTTP server running on it!! The claimants wanted to grab it for themselves, of course, since it was similar to their brand-new company name. Despite the fact that the domain had been registered in the mid-1980's, and that the IP address it pointed to *did* have mail, FTP, and Telnet servers running on it, and had been acting as as mail relay for the domain all the way back to the registration date, he almost lost the case! And *did* lose thousands in legal fees...
Thou shalt have no other gods before the ANSI C standard 1489
I Richard Steiner Or, more frequently, the differences are not handled automatically (or the automatic handling is wrong...
So, no, for some people email is *not* a subset of the web. (*sigh*)
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