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Updates served via http :(

Postby sathio » 25. Oct 2017, 11:49

Would it be so difficult for Oracle to serve updates via h t t p s instead of h t t p?

> You must be a member for 1 days and have 1 posts before you can post urls.
this sucks as well^ I had to write h t t p/s otherwise it wouldn't let me post
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Re: Updates served via http :(

Postby socratis » 25. Oct 2017, 11:55

Have you searched for it? The question and answer comes up in the forums, at least once a month. Short answer: yes, it is difficult. You could compare the SHA256 or the MD5 sums if you're doubtful of the quality of the download. Those are served over HTTPS.

As for being new and not being able to post URLs, you'll thank the admins later on when you don't get spam messages... ;)
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Re: Updates served via h t t p :(

Postby sathio » 25. Oct 2017, 12:12

Now I'm really curious and I'll go searching why it is difficult.

regarding the forum if it catches everything that contains h t t p and thinks it's a U R L it may be helpful, but still sucks :D

thanks!


p.s.
U R L too
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Re: Updates served via http :(

Postby socratis » 25. Oct 2017, 14:53

You won't find the difficulty unless you ask their accountants. And before you jump in a quick conclusion, the "suits" have to justify every dollar spent. And "it has a good feeling about it" is not a valid reason... ;)
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