Wasn't it Mike Causer who wrote:
>On Sat, 06 Aug 2005 21:12:14 +0100, Gareth Slee wrote:
>> Thought it might be an interesting exercise?
>> See http//homepage.mac.com/gslee1/newsread.html
>Hmmmmm, this redirects to http://www.microsoft.com/
That's because there needs to be a ":" between "http" and "//".
Without the ":" your browser doesn't recognise it as a URL.
If the "http://" were completely absent, most browsers will correctly
guess that it's a URL and add it, but if it's partly present they can
get a bit confused.
Gentleman of Leisure