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Is there an opensource (read free) tool that allows me to see my browsers HTTP commands?

(http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1916415/is-there-an-opensource-read-free-tool-that-allows-me-to-see-my-browsers-http-co)

Why would an ordinary (non-programmer) computer user be even remotely interested in this?

Before you say it, I know that programmers also check out SuperUser. But as someone looking for this kind of information, I would expect it to reside on SO, not SU.

The OP even specifies that the purpose is to observe AJAX interactions, something which a SuperUser could not care less about.

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closed as off topic by Adam Davis, George Stocker, Robert Harvey, jmfsg, Troggy Dec 18 '09 at 18:01

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The question is opened now. I doubt anyone will try to close it again, so I'm voting to close this discussion as "No longer relevant" –  Adam Davis Dec 18 '09 at 17:51

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I disagree with closing or migrating it - understanding protocols is a core skill for programmers(everything is an interface, after all).

I'm voting to open it - it'll remain on both sites once opened again.

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Oddly enough, it was never actually migrated to superuser.com, it was just closed. I'm guessing there wasn't a clear majority in favor of migrating it. Looks like it's re-opened now, though.

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