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From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/server mirror.html
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 04:12:37 -0500 (EST)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 17/12/22 04:12:37

Modified files:
        server         : mirror.html 

Log message:
        Mirroring guidelines: make an exception for images on the site being
        mirrored; HTTPS is encouraged (per RMS and John S.)


Index: mirror.html
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/server/mirror.html,v
retrieving revision 1.135
retrieving revision 1.136
diff -u -b -r1.135 -r1.136
--- mirror.html 17 Dec 2017 13:13:55 -0000      1.135
+++ mirror.html 22 Dec 2017 09:12:37 -0000      1.136
@@ -101,7 +101,8 @@
 <li>Text (if any) should be as short as possible, and strictly
 <li>Images, including logos, should be avoided by courtesy to people who
-    use devices with small screens.</li> 
+    use devices with small screens, except if the images are on the site
+    being mirrored.</li> 
 <li>The header and footer shouldn't have links, except possibly for
     bug-reporting. Extra links are annoying for users, and in some cases
     are considered spam.</li>
@@ -125,7 +126,10 @@
 <h3>Web setup for mirrors</h3>
 <p>It is very useful to make your mirror available to users via HTTP
-or HTTPS, so please support this if you can.  Set up your web server
+or HTTPS, so please support this if you can. We highly encourage new
+mirrors to support HTTPS as the most secure option.</p>
+<p>Set up your web server
 configuration to avoid sending <tt>.gz.sig</tt> files (signatures of
 compressed files, of which there are many on our servers) as
 gzip-encoded.  For Apache, this means:</p>
@@ -295,7 +299,7 @@
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2017/12/17 13:13:55 $
+$Date: 2017/12/22 09:12:37 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->

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