I'm pretty sure it won't be. It's a standard HTML element, but it doesn't seem to have a lot of point to me. I never use it, anyway.
Jeesh, I could have sworn that the base element URL on the SSL page read http:// rather than https://, but that's not how I copied it above, so I must have been blind! How odd. Anyhow, I'm glad removing it worked ... though perhaps not for the reasons I assumed. :rolleyes: