This happens, as far as I can tell with Galeon and Apache, every time
you don't end a "directory" URL with a slash: ~emccoy versus ~emccoy/
It can, but you may need to enable an option. It will be somethingQuote:> By setting a web proxy by IP in say your
> browser means that the actual URL gets passed to the proxy for
> resolution, so you don't need the DNS in that case.
"Last I checked, it wasn't the power cord for the Clue Generator that
was sticking up your ass." - John Novak, rasfwrj
> Not entirely. Some services, like HTTP, annoyingly let the web server
> set its own "visible name" which it should use when building
> redirects. This means that going to http://188.8.131.52 may redirect you
> to http://somehost.com/ and name resolution will fail.
DNS is useful for many services so I agree with you there, but IQuote:> This happens, as far as I can tell with Galeon and Apache, every time
> you don't end a "directory" URL with a slash: ~emccoy versus ~emccoy/
>> By setting a web proxy by IP in say your
>> browser means that the actual URL gets passed to the proxy for
>> resolution, so you don't need the DNS in that case.
> It can, but you may need to enable an option. It will be something
> like "Let proxy server perform name resolution." I'm not entirely
> sure why you would ever want this disabled, but there you go.
As far as using a proxy, the proxy itself needs DNS, even if you do not on
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> Not quite sure if you are referring to a name for your IP or using DNS
> servers in general to access the internet. DNS servers are almost
> essential for accessing the internet or web browsing, because there can be
> multiple names for each IP or the IP that a name points to can change.
> And with name based virtual hosting, the web site presented depends upon
> the hostname in your browser URL. So you may not be able to access some
> sites by IP alone.
> As far as using a proxy, the proxy itself needs DNS, even if you do not on
> your box.
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How is a GNU/Linux modem user supposed to do his
offline www browsing? [Don't tell me to use somethng that I can't see Chinese
or picutes in.]
In IE5.5 I can go to all the various
pages I might want to read [not predictable, a flurry of search items,
links, etc.; then disconnect the modem; set IE to offline-mode, and
read according to the history list. The best I see in Netscape [4.75]
is a "communicator history" flat list, and it will warn me for each
page requested that I'm not on line.
Also some sites mark their pages to timeout, unreadable later off
line. It seems IE, in some cases, can still read them though needing a lot of
confirmation button click, whilst Netscape didn't even cache them.
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