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Re: ARIN Policy on IP-based Web Hosting
On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 08:22:52AM -0500, Edward S. Marshall wrote: > > But, you get the added benefit of MIME typing, human-beneficial markup, > caching if you have a nearby cache, inherent firewall friendliness (no > data connection foolishness), and simple negotiation of encrypted > transfers (SSL). And for command-line people like myself, there's lynx, > w3m, and wget. And you lose the benefit of client-side choice as to binary or ascii transfer mode. Not that this isn't outweighed by all the things you gain, in most cases.