[tlbuild] wget in TL now needs https

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Wed Apr 28 00:59:49 CEST 2021

    I guess CTAN did that because browsers tend to annoy you more and more
    if you use plain HTTP, and I blindly guess that some CTAN browsing
    experience became broken at some point
Exactly.  (Not just "CTAN" browsing.)

None of this is about actual security. It's about placating stupid
browser behavior. But we have to live with it. -k

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