Ray_Net wrote:
Paul B. Gallagher wrote on 12/10/2016 15:09:
Lee wrote:
On 10/12/16, Paul B. Gallagher <pau...@pbgdashtranslations.com> wrote:
Rainer Bielefeld wrote:


on some (few) web pages I can not reach the linked contents because my
unofficial en-US SeaMonkey 2.49a1  (NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:52.0)
Gecko/20100101 Firefox/52.0 Build 20160930004545  (Default Classic
Theme) on German WIN7 64bit with my normal User Profile automatically
replaces "http" in URL by "https".

1. In Browser visit <http://www.draytek.de/>
2. In page contents heading line
     ˋclick downloads - Firmwareˊ
     Expected: <http://myvigoreu.draytek.com/download_de/> opens
     Actual: <https://myvigoreu.draytek.com/download_de/> will
               not open because it does not exist. So Error 404.

I see that after a short moment in URL bar "http" becomes replaced by

Unable to reproduce. I just get the requested directory of downloadable
files. Waited 13 minutes, no switch to https.

A lot of sites automatically redirect you to the https version of
their site, like google.
http://www.google.com  redirects to  https://www.google.com

True enough, but this one didn't.

As Bret noted, this redirection is probably some feature of the site,
and not of SeaMonkey.

If it's the site .... Could you explain why ONLY Rainer Bielefeld  have
the problem ?

I can't, hence the "probably."

On the other hand, I can't think of any reason why SM would alter a URL.

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