[TriLUG] Bizarre web site
jeremyp at pobox.com
Fri Jul 4 21:05:59 EDT 2008
Brian McCullough wrote:
> 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.
I had never seen this technique either and have been working with web
applications for over a decade. Shows you learn something new every day
- thanks guys. :-)
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