Why does FreeBSD insist on https?

David Benfell benfell at parts-unknown.org
Sat Apr 4 02:07:09 UTC 2015

Quoting scrat <baho-utot at columbus.rr.com>:

> On 04/03/15 20:19, Mel Pilgrim wrote:
>> On 2015-04-03 16:40, scrat wrote:
>>> On 04/03/15 14:39, Bigby James wrote:
>>>> On a lark, I went ahead and installed Firefox, Chromium, Dillo,  
>>>> VimB, Luakit,
>>>> UZBL, surf, SeaMonkey, Conkeror, w3m and lynx. Every one of them  
>>>> is able to
>>>> access https://www.freebsd.org without any problem, with the  
>>>> exceptions of UZBL
>>>> and lynx, which each complain about SSL/TLS issues (which can in turn be
>>>> circumvented in their respective configurations).
>>> NCSA Mosaic?
>> Considering NCSA Mosaic wouldn't even work on a modern website, I  
>> think we can safely remove it from the test cases. ;)
> But I still have it installed on my RedHat 5.2 ( do you want a copy?  
> ) from many years ago ( middle 1990's ), i386 with several MBs of  
> ram......all 16 of them.

This thread *is* satire, isn't it?

David Benfell <benfell at parts-unknown.org>
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