Re: Web conferencing

Lou Montulli (
Tue, 10 Jan 1995 09:20:53 +0100

On Jan 10, 8:51am, Larry Masinter wrote:
> Subject: Re: Web conferencing
> > I've become increasingly convinced that conferencing could be more
> > efficient using news://host/group rather than
> > http://host/cgi-bin/whatever. Comments?
> The URI working group proposed a "nntp:" URL instead of "news:" for
> specific NTTP access to a particular host.
>-- End of excerpt from Larry Masinter

There is no reason that news://host/group can't work, in fact it
does in some browser implementations. Is there any reason that the URI
working group choose to come up with a new URL prefix?

Lou Montulli       
       Netscape Communications Corp.