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Re: New iteration on the Emacs homepage

From: Yoni Rabkin
Subject: Re: New iteration on the Emacs homepage
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:40:27 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Nicolas Petton <address@hidden> writes:

> Yoni Rabkin <address@hidden> writes:
>> As long as we are on this topic, someone has just pointed out to me (on
>> #fsf IRC) that the CSS files are being served from third-party servers,
>> namely:
>> https://code.cdn.mozilla.net/fonts/fira.css
>> https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/4.5.0/css/font-awesome.min.css
> I removed the second one (it was unused).
>> I feel like it would be better if those CSS files would be served from
>> fsf-controlled URLs like static.fsf.org, so that the FSF has control
>> over them.
> I can do that.
>> This would have the additional benefit of not leaking information about
>> anyone visiting fsf.org to third-parties.
> But it has a cost too: it won't be served by the Mozilla CDN, and
> we'll have to maintain this file.

The marginal cost of maintaining one extra file when the FSF is already
maintaining such a large website is well... marginal.

But it's a matter of policy. The real question is whether the FSF are ok
with it on principle.

   "Cut your own wood and it will warm you twice"

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