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pljames
post Mar 24 2012, 06:06 PM
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biggrin.gif I use Incredimail and do not know what these links stand for, other,file,ftp,gopher,http (this I know), https,mail to,news.telenet and wais. pljames
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post Mar 24 2012, 08:49 PM
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They are, with the exception of mailto, other protocols, methods to exchange data. The last is my own way to think about it. Maybe it isn't totally correct. File Transfer Protocol, Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (when you see the padlock)... The protocol is always the first bit in an URL.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communications_protocol


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post Mar 24 2012, 08:57 PM
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This sort of nails it.
http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/HTML3.2/3.5.html


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