August 24, 2005
As a little experiment and to see what google is up to next (possibly) I went around looking for subdomains and found these. Lots of the existing ones are documented somewhere, and these are shown here , but the interesting ones are the undocumented ones, like virgin.google.com and wire.google.com... what are these about? A partnership with Virgin? Don't know. Anyway, the domains with ??? are the same as http://google.com, a couple others are different and are noted. For example, vat.google.com redirects to gmail, sprint.google.com is a version with only the search box and very little else, and sloth.google.com gives you the following message:Huh? What? Anyway, here are the results and the script that found them:these aren't the bits you're looking for
bernadine.google.com ??? ham.google.com ??? jump.google.com ??? opt.google.com ??? protocol.google.com ??? publisher.google.com ??? ratings.google.com ??? sloth.google.com Interesting!!! sprint.google.com Lean and mean version. vat.google.com Apparently gmail. virgin.google.com ??? wire.google.com ???
Posted by jeff at August 24, 2005 02:29 PM