[TriLUG] Bizarre web site

Brian McCullough bdmc at bdmcc-us.com
Thu Jul 3 14:08:07 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jul 03, 2008 at 01:40:38PM -0400, Justis Peters wrote:
> I just did an experiment to confirm what I suspected and was pleased 
> with the results. This technique preserves the existing protocol 
> selection upon redirection offsite. If you have links between multiple 
> web properties that you control, this would be particularly valuable. 
> Any users who had chosen to secure their session by moving to HTTPS, 
> probably by clicking a "secure my session" link, would be directed to 
> the new subdomain with the HTTPS part of the URL in their browser. Those 
> who had left it as HTTP would just get another HTTP session. It makes 
> the whole thing appear more seamless, at least if all your SSL 
> certificates are up to date.

Interesting.  Thank you Warren and Justis.  I had never encountered ( or
considered the possibility of ) "//" without the prefix.  I stand
further educated.


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