Re: searchable index of the web (Marc Andreessen)
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 93 17:16:14 -0500
From: (Marc Andreessen)
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Subject: Re: searchable index of the web 
In-reply-to: <9306302030.AA09977@austin.BSDI.COM>
References: <9306302030.AA09977@austin.BSDI.COM>
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Tony Sanders writes:
> I was shocked to see how few home pages I've visted.  I really need to
> get out more often :-)  Then I noticed that they all have the :port
> which mans it's not the same.  Marc, when doing annotations and
> checking the "visited" list maybe you should ignore :80 on http:
> servers?

Yup.  And 70 for Gopher servers.  And WAIS gateways should be
equivalenced.  And trailing periods in machine names should be
ignored.  And trailing slashes in directory names.  And...

Big problem; hopefully solved by URN's; planning on patching the hell
out of libwww2 for Mosaic 2.0 to try to do as much as possible though.
> We need to do something anyway.  With annotations you can get really
> lost in the Web.
> --sanders