ubuntu website Mailing List?

Brian McKee brian.mckee at gmail.com
Sun Jun 29 13:13:32 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 4:23 AM, Mihamina Rakotomandimby
<mihamina.rakotomandimby at etu.univ-orleans.fr> wrote:
> Mumia W. wrote:
>>> I would like to know the reasons why http://help.ubuntu.com is
>>> httpS-only. It is really annoying for us in the bottom of the world,
>>> with a high latency (and expensive) internet acces because we cannot
>>> cache any content.
>>> I would like to launch a discussion on un-S-ing (dont use httpS) that
>>> website, but I dont know where to begin.
>>> Would you?
>> Firefox can be told to cache SSL pages:
>> http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.cache.disk_cache_ssl
> In a per workstation basis, I know it's a solution.
> But I have a LAN with about 10 (and maybe more in the future) clients,
> it's nonsense to make each client to cache his content. I would rather a
> common cache.

Oh come on - block one jpg advertisement and you've saved more
bandwidth than 20 minutes of a mainly text wiki....  I think I'd
concentrate my efforts elsewhere.

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