This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
It used to default to https://, I know this because the password stored in my browser is for https:// and the form no longer pre-populates. Was the change made on purpose? Changing the to the https:// URL manually still allows me to login.
We moved to https for a few things a few months ago. Then we discovered that there were some problems with that shift. None of the volunteers offered to fix the problems and I determined that the downsides outweighed the upsides so turned https off until the problems are fixed.