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FeedDaemon and Tweetdeck not opening links in Chrome but opening in IE when IE is set default browser

A while ago a Chrome version update failed and I ended up having a program called new_chrome.exe in the folder where chrome.exe used to be. I was very busy at that moment and I continued to work ...
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Looking for a tool to inspect HTTP data between a mobile phone and AV receiver

I am trying to dissect the protocol used by my AV receiver and its mobile app on my phone. Basically, I'd like to see all the GET/POST requests from the app on the phone and the responses from the ...
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Does the meaning of the term WWW mean it has to be performed by HTTP servers- by definition? [closed]

The following is a question regarding correct terminology. Could the World Wide Web exist without HTTP? Is there any other application layer protocol that can serve WWW pages? Is HTTP an essential ...
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GitHub with HTTP protocol

I read that HTTP, aka http://github.com Doesn't work with GitHub anymore However it seems to work for me $ git clone http://github.com/antirez/redis Cloning into 'redis'... remote: Counting ...
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Why does “//” instead of http or https before the actual link work?

I just noticed that I can write //google.com instead of http://google.com and it still works. Is that some kind of short-hand? Maybe it's something that's built in my browser (Chrome 14)? Is it safe ...
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RFC 2068 statement about HTTP

In RFC 2068, it states, "[HTTP] is a generic, stateless, object-oriented protocol which can be used for many tasks, such as name servers and distributed object management systems, through extension of ...