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 From:  "Seth Rothenberg" <seth at pachai dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Feature request (http=>https)
 Date:  Sun, 3 Apr 2005 19:14:07 -0400 (EDT)
>>> ...would like an (optional?) redirector-service on port 80
>>> to simply send a "Location : https://$HTTP_HOST$QUERY_STRING" to

> To me this would be like changing a telnet or ssh port for security
> but having the box accept it anyway.

I'm not qualified to comment on the analogy,
but I know that my ISP does this with webmail.

webmail.bway.net is automatically redirected
to https://webmail.bway.net

I like it.  It saves typing.
I don't know if it's dangerous -or why it would be.