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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Stay in https after login?

From: Sylvain
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Stay in https after login?
Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2014 18:53:27 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 04:57:49PM -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
> > To me this is a bug.
> Which part of it?  There were several things mentioned.

The only non-sensible one : that _un_checking 'stay in https' stays in
https nonetheless.

But actually it's not a bug : this checkbox creates a cookie that make
the browser auto-switch to https when they open
Unchecking the box does not set that cookie.

> > There may be a conflict between the choice of the checkbox and a)
> > HTTPSEverywhere plugin and/or b) a previous Savane cookie requesting
> > to switch to https.
> I am not sure what you are trying to say here.  The HTTPSEverywhere
> plugin isn't needed for accessing Savannah since Savannah already
> switches users to https without the plugin.

HTTPSEverywhere switches to https whatever you do and can mess-up
one's interpretation of this checkbox behavior.


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