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can't web server support protocols other than HTTP

Samanthi perera
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Joined: Jan 08, 2010
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I heard that web servers support only HTTP protocol.
Is it true?
Ulf Dittmer
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That's what makes them "web" servers. Some of them also serve FTP and/or Gopher.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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