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No www

   6 February 2007, early afternoon

I’m redirecting any hits to this site at www.funkaoshi.com to funkaoshi.com, dropping the superfluous www. I’ve been meaning to do this for ages, but just read an article on the topic, and it seemed as good a time as any.



  1. What is the big deal about dropping the www?

  2. They suggest a bunch of good reasons for doing so in that article.

  3. Wouldn’t it be the same if you just only started using www.funkaoshi.com instead of funkaoshi.com ?

    There are also plenty of reasons why you wouldn’t want to tie down your web page to the toplevel of your domain rather than a subdomain.

    I think that article is just trying to promote consistency. If you worry about it so much, just make it so that funkoashi.com points to something complete different than www.funkaoshi.com and then people will be forced to use www.funkaoshi.com (assuming you don’t have a wildcard set up for that subdomain).

  4. I can’t imagine i’d ever want www to be something other than this site. I just like the idea of having it all be consistent.

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