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From SamPlacette <>
Subject [GitHub] cordova-weinre pull request: support HTTPS location for target scr...
Date Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:40:17 GMT
Github user SamPlacette commented on the pull request:
    Thank you for the update @pmuellr .
    @srescio thanks for commenting on the issue. In web development there is a common use
case for omitting the scheme in a URL altogether to work around domain-based security restrictions
implemented in the browser. A URL without a scheme (e.g., "//") will
resolve to an HTTP url on a page loaded over HTTP, and an HTTPS url for a page loaded over
HTTPS. This type of reference is called a "network-path reference", or sometimes a "protocol-relative
URL". You can read more about it at
, or see the original spec at The change in
the pull request should make this usage possible.

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