[TUHS] Documentation for Unix 4.0

Stuart Remphrey stu at remphrey.net
Wed Jun 15 11:53:08 AEST 2022

Yes, tuhs.org:80 &443 could permanently redirect to www.tuhs.org so
browsers update to the full canonical name (assuming that's the desired

Though I think Norman was drawing an analogy between A-records/hard links
and CNAME/symlinks, then observing that prior to 4.2BSD in 1983 there were
no symlinks only hard links, ditto CNAMEs in RFC-882, also 1983.
So if we're going back further, we shouldn't use them (it breaks down a
little when considering A-records though, since we can't easily not use

On Tue, 14 Jun 2022, 00:44 Michael Kjörling, <michael at kjorling.se> wrote:

> On 13 Jun 2022 11:49 -0400, from norman at oclsc.org (Norman Wilson):
> >> Maybe make www.tuhs.org a CNAME for tuhs.org?
> >
> > Surely a site devoted to the history of UNIX should use a
> > real link, not a symbolic one.
> Surely a site that aims to collect information should have a single
> canonical name, not multiple ones that lead to the same content on the
> same host.
> I would suggest to pick either www.tuhs.org or tuhs.org as the HTTP
> hostname, and make the other redirect to the first (or remove HTTP
> service from the not-chosen one entirely) only so as to not break
> existing links from elsewhere.
> --
> Michael Kjörling • https://michael.kjorling.semichael at kjorling.se
>  “Remember when, on the Internet, nobody cared that you were a dog?”
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