(URL for article by Jamie Alvarez on spinal stenosis, AFP, April 15, 1998)
|Part||What it is|
|aafp||name of organization|
|org||a top-level "domain" name|
|alvarez.html||file name (web page)|
 You can use a web browser for things besides browsing the web! Other
protocols supported by many web browsers include mailto for email, and ftp for sending or
receiving computer files.
 Ugly, eh? When Tim Berners-Lee and friends built the web, they intended that these URLs never be seen or used by human beings. Alas ...
See also: Getting Used to URLs