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Re: Ubuntu 16.04 server --- Contacting host: when packag

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Ubuntu 16.04 server --- Contacting host: when package-refresh-contents
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:21:29 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> The upcoming Emacs 26 should be much better in this regards, as it
> uses https by default for elpa downloads.  Some of the advice in that
> blog entry is still useful though.

http vs https is largely irrelevant when downloading from
since those packages come with a PGP signature which Emacs can check
(and does check, assuming you have PGP installed).

IIRC this has been true since Emacs-25.


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