Sagacious Himself — brevity in circumlocution: never blague — suffering genius

August 8, 2014

paypal sees fit to strip needless www host prefix sometimes internally but not primary face?

Filed under: AdNoyances,interweb,sigh — Sagacious Himself @ 8:40 am
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This paypalobject

https://www.paypalobjects.com/js/site_catalyst/pp_jscode_080706.js

/* URL Plugin Config (prop36) + Domain Period Logic*/
s.siteID=window.location.hostname;
s.siteID=s.siteID.replace(new RegExp(/^www\./i),""); //remove www prefix

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strips away ‘www’.  hooray! hooray?  Then why does paypal.com force redirect to http://www.palpay.com for visitors?  Are tracking logs to be clean but the public use sullied?

Adobe.com does the same switcheroo to http://www.adobe.com  yet the above code is

Copyright 1996-2011 Adobe,

 

hmmm

 

No-www.org

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