[metrics-bugs] #27925 [Metrics/ExoneraTor]: Permanent link on /exonerator.html? is http

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#27925: Permanent link on /exonerator.html? is http
 Reporter:  modik               |          Owner:  metrics-team
     Type:  defect              |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium              |      Milestone:
Component:  Metrics/ExoneraTor  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal              |     Resolution:
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Comment (by karsten):

 Replying to [comment:2 irl]:
 > For local testing environments you need HTTPS anyway or half the browser
 features are disabled and none of your JavaScript runs.

 Hmm, I usually don't have my local testing instance on HTTPS. But I also
 don't rely much on JavaScript running or not.

 > Wherever we are using absolute links, we can set these to

 Without looking at the code right now, I think that we might have to
 extend that to `https://metrics.torproject.org/exonerator.html`. But I'm
 not sure.

 > Ideally though most of our links would be relative links.

 True, in theory. Not sure if there are any practical reasons against doing

 > Usually web applications have a "base URL" setting that can be
 overridden. Can we set this as a property with the default being

 Sounds fine to me!

 Not grabbing just yet. If this is still owned by metrics-team in a couple
 of days I might grab it.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/27925#comment:4>
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