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Change HTTP Link to HTTPS in #16221

merged 1 commit into from Nov 17, 2017


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U8NWXD commented Nov 17, 2017

Description of the Change

Change HTTP link to HTTPS in docs/ since the linked-to site supports SSL/TLS

Alternate Designs

The alternative would be leaving the link as HTTP. This leaves users less secure while having only marginal user experience benefits.

Why Should This Be In Core?

The documentation changed is in Core.


Makes user interaction more secure by default.

Possible Drawbacks

Marginal potential for devices not supporting SSL/TLS and marginal performance hits when accessing the link.

Applicable Issues

Similar to issue #16167 and PR #16173

Change HTTP Links to HTTPS in
Similar to issue #16167 and PR #16173 Change links throughout docs/ to support SSL/TLS by changing URL to `https://`
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Signed-off-by: U8N WXD <>

@50Wliu 50Wliu merged commit bec91a1 into atom:master Nov 17, 2017

@U8NWXD U8NWXD deleted the U8NWXD:fix-non-ssl-contributing-to-packages branch Nov 17, 2017

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