>>>>> On Sun, 29 Sep 2019, Michał Górny wrote: > Why is it useful? In my opinion, the most important point is that it > stops third parties from sniffing what the Gentoo hosts are fetching > and using this information against them.
It won't hide the fact that a connection was established. Also, the transferred data are public, and we verify them on the client side by a checksum. So the advantage of https is very limited here. Ulrich
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