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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daveak
Member since:
2008-12-29

www should have never been there in the first place. Domain admins should redirect www.example.com to example.com

www is retarded. Always was and always will be.


so is ftp.example.com retarded? smtp.example.com retarded? sip.example.com retarded?

No. They are sane sensible subdomains separating different services which may or may not be based on the same continent, let alone in the same data centre. Think of something on the scale of ibm.com instead of "Bobs Corner Store Website". IBM do a redirect as you state, but it is from ibm.com to www.ibm.com, same with microsoft.com

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Lobotomik Member since:
2006-01-03

Yeah, they are very retarded.

Users don't need to be forced to state the protocol they use for every link they establish. In general they don't even know what a protocol is! It should definitely not be part of the name.

You don't dial "TELEPHONE-603-913-333", much less "GSM-603-913-333".

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Bounty Member since:
2006-09-18

Yeah, they are very retarded. Users don't need to be forced to state the protocol they use for every link they establish. In general they don't even know what a protocol is! It should definitely not be part of the name. You don't dial "TELEPHONE-603-913-333", much less "GSM-603-913-333".


no you tell them call 603-913-333 or maybe you say email dave@lobotomik.edu, a few years back you might have said page me at 306 913 333. Once in a while you might fax 306 913 333.

[edit: damn I forgot 'dial up my bbs' at 306 913 333]

Edited 2010-04-20 15:23 UTC

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