Why does FreeBSD insist on https?

Maxim Khitrov max at mxcrypt.com
Thu Apr 2 20:52:14 UTC 2015

On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 4:26 PM, Dieter BSD <dieterbsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why do so many FreeBSD URLs redirect from http to https?
> What is this intended to accomplish?
> This is user-hostile.  Some browsers cannot do https, and there are
> good reasons (unrelated to http vs https) to use these browsers.
> There are also good reasons to prefer http over https even with a browser
> that can do https.  Https is useful when needed, but it isn't needed here.
> Can someone *please* fix this?


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