Developers slash the h-t-t-p-colon-slash-slash.
Remember the old days (no, the really old days) when giving web addresses, one would include the h-t-t-p-colon-slash-slash? In an upcoming build of the Google Chrome browser, the http:// part will be no more.
Of course, that's no big worry to the majority of users since even the "www" part is often omitted these days – both in speech and typing into a browser. While most users will find themselves surfing on http, a problem could come up with trying to access ftp or https, though it seems that the upcoming Chrome will still display those when applicable.
Read more at OSNews.