Remember, I was talking about automated redirects. If I did it the :: ahem :: right way, I would have my own code in my own htaccess, redirecting both
in one fell swoop to
But the point of the question was that I am obviously not the only human being on the planet who lets things be done either by Apache (directory slash) or by the host (domain name regularizing).
If the Forums software allowed polls, you could ask what proportion of www site owners-- interpreting the term loosely-- have even looked at their htaccess. Not config files, because if you have your own server you are already in the numerical minority. The Big Leagues.