Assuming http:// when no other KNOWN protocol is mentioned is fairly usual in Browsers like Netscape, Opera, and hmm yes, IE, too. Its just more convenient when pointing to a nonstandard port. Mozilla seems to take anything before the ":" to be a protocol.
same on Linux, 2002080508 - I think we have a bug for this..
OS: Windows NT → All
dup of "URL bar doesn't understand ports without protocol" *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 155344 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
there it is..
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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