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Re: HTTPS metadata in Mirrors.masterlist?


Peter Palfrader wrote:
> I don't think ftp.*.debian.org providers should do https with that name.
> We regularly point ftp.*.debian.org to other places when mirrors go away
> temporarily, and the only service we guarantee the new target has is
>   http://.../debian/
> Adding https just makes this a whole extra mess.

As outlined in my recent mail I don't think that it's that much of an
extra-effort once we track HTTPS in Mirrors.masterlist. And I
especially think the gain outweighs the additional effort.

> By all means offer https on your "base" hostname, like ftp.acc.umu.se,
> but please don't do it on ftp.*.debian.org.

Hence I disagree.

		Regards, Axel
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