In the most recent development build of Google Chrome for Windows, you will no longer see
http:// as part of any URLs. Look:
Takes some getting used to, but in comparison,
http:// is looking rather quaint now, isn’t it?
What about the
https protocol then? Well Chrome still shows that:
It’s a nice change, and I think there are very few arguments against it. I predict it will gain widespread acceptance — for those that notice the change at all. Rest in peace,