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SubjectRe: kernel.org frontpage
Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Jan 2003 19:14:43 GMT, John Bradford said:
>
>
>>I see what you mean, but I don't see how it makes it any less useful
>>to have them on the front page - if you download the latest kernel
>>patch from a mirror, you could then just click on the relevant link on
>>the front page of kernel.org - infact, as http access to kernel.org is
>>frequently much slower than ftp, it might actually be very useful,
>>because anybody downloading via http would make two requests, (OK,
>>about 7, because of the images on the front page), instead of about
>>13, if they traverse each directory to the .sign file.
>
>
> I was arguing that they *should* be on the front page, since they *are*
> useful and it *would* lower the number of requests.
>

I am not going to do something that will provide false security to
people. Case closed; please read the signature FAQ.

-hpa

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