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Tom Spencer fiznool at gmail.com
Tue Apr 16 06:32:57 BST 2019

As an aside, here’s a decent write up on the benefits of using www

https://www.netlify.com/blog/2017/02/28/to-www-or-not-www/


On Mon, 15 Apr 2019 at 23:13, Andrew Holway <andrew.holway at gmail.com> wrote:

> >
> > 2) prepend http:// - doesn't seem right but I guess that's what browsers
> > are effectively doing
> >
>
> +1 - I don't think we can yet assume that all sites are https. Sites that
> are https will have 3xx redirect set up on http.
>
> Browsers nowadays to all kinds of weird tricks in the background. "http
> strict transport security" is an interesting example.  If you go to
> http://www.google.com Chrome will perform a 307 "Internal Redirect" as it
> knows www.google.com should always be https.
>
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTTP/Headers/Strict-Transport-Security
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