What fun from a Macintosh SE

From: Jules Richardson <julesrichardsonuk_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Fri Aug 20 15:21:08 2004

On Fri, 2004-08-20 at 19:28, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Jules Richardson wrote:
> > A quick test just now (using Opera; the previous time would have been IE
> > - version 4 probably - in a work environment) shows that this is still
> > the case. I'm not sure if it's Opera being clever and guessing at stuff
> > to stick on the front and end of whatever's in the address bar, or a
> > function of some transparent web proxy somewhere within my ISP.
> I thought IE assumes you mean "www.kkk.com" if you just type in "kkk", but
> I just tested that theory and it didn't work in IE6. I was pretty sure it
> used to work this way.

Well, with a bit of luck they've made it an option in IE6 (it wasn't
user-controllable in whatever version of IE I stumbled across this in
way back when) and just defaulted it to disabled.

I've since found that it's user-controllable in Opera (umm, 7 I think
I'm using), but defaults to on.


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