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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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