Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 18th Apr 2010 11:57 UTC, submitted by Anonymous
Google Now this is something that I find really interesting. We all know and love Google Chrome/Chromium (and if you don't, you're demonstrably wrong), but Google recently made a change in the developer version that ruffled some feathers: the URL field will no longer show the "http://". This made a lot of people very upset.
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Can OSNews get rid of www.?
by Zifre on Mon 19th Apr 2010 00:24 UTC
Zifre
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2009-10-04

This whole discussion just reminded me, I really hate www.

It is not necessary, and I have never seen a site where example.com did not redirect to www.example.com or vice versa.

Unfortunately, OSNews is one of those sites that redirects osnews.com to www.osnews.com. Can that be switched? It would just make things simpler. And it has nothing to do with "dumbing it down". It's just less typing, less clutter, and less incentive to use Google as a general Internet command line.

See http://no-www.org if you need more convincing.

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