On 05/03/09 17:25, Daniel wrote:
> Mark Hansen wrote:
>> On 05/02/09 17:07, Daniel wrote:
>>> DoctorBill wrote:
>>>> What is the difference between whatever.com vs whatever.com/ when you
>>>> type them into the Location bar?
>>>> Is one faster than the other or difference in where it goes...?
>>>> Just curious.
>>> DoctorBill, part of your answer may be that when you put whatever.com
>>> into your location bar, SeaMonkey actually goes looking for a file
>>> called index.html (which is the file, as I understand it, that sets out
>>> the layout of the page) at whatever.com, whereas if you entered
>>> whatever.com/, it would go looking for an index.html at a sub-level of
>>> the main site.
>> Are you sure about that? I think you'll find that SeaMonkey requests just
>> what was asked for, and the *server* decides what to send by default.
>> It's actually up to the server to decide the difference.
> No, I am not sure, it's just that when I set up my website, that's the
> file my ISP told me to set up.
> I suppose others might do it differently.
They told you to use that file name because it is the file the *server*
is going to send by default. It has nothing to do with SeaMonkey.
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