On apturls and repositories

Remco remco47 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 11:31:29 UTC 2009


On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 5:55 AM, Martin Owens<doctormo at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> No, it isn't.  HTTP is by definition over port 80 - or perhaps 8080:
>
> Is it? I didn't think is was the port that defined the protocol but the
> nature of the messages sent over the connection. The port is a default
> but not a requirement, like ssh or ftp.

For the record:

http://keyserver.ubuntu.com:11371/ works in the browser.

Remco




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