In the process of moving to 100% HTTPS on a site, I performed a site-wide search for
http:// in an effort to find potential problems. One common class of instances included schema links (certainly there is a more proper way to say this), i.e.
<svg version="1.1" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
My first instinct is to change these to
https://, just as one might with intra-site links. However, if you request either of the URLs mentioned above using HTTPS, you are automatically redirected (307 Temporary Redirect) to the same URL with
http:// (FF 38). As well, I have yet to see any mixed-content warnings as a result of having
With that in mind
- Should I change these instances of
- Will W3C support HTTPS for these resources?