[luatex] mailman on luatex.org https front page

Patrick Gundlach patrick at gundla.ch
Tue Aug 30 17:15:50 CEST 2016

> Am 30.08.2016 um 09:52 schrieb Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl>:
> On 8/30/2016 9:23 AM, Martin Schröder wrote:
>> 2016-08-30 9:05 GMT+02:00 Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com>:
>>> www.luatex.org (we could do that, we just never needed it, so why
>>> spend money).
>> They are free now: Let's Encrypt. :-)
> we have no secrets

https should be the default. I don't buy this 'we have no secrets' argument, as the provider cannot judge in all cases if submitted/requested data is perfectly non-sensitive. Using unencrypted connections on a public wifi for example can be dangerous. 

There are so many reasons against unencrypted connections, and only very little against encrypted ones.

Two sites with arguments:


To protect the integrity of TeX and friends distributions we should never rely on unencrypted connections.

But this is getting off-topic, I guess.


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