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Re: Straw-man charter for http-bis

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 23:36:13 +0200
To: Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1181252173.24162.124.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
tor 2007-06-07 klockan 10:57 -0700 skrev Justin Erenkrantz:

> Right - the IETF can wave a magic wand here, but it won't help as
> deploying new versions of the servers and the clients take years.

My rough estimate for getting a secure HTTP authentication scheme widely
deployed is about 15 years, assuming that it takes no more than 5 to get
it to draft standard. This assuming no major revisions of HTTP is needed
along the way in which case add another 5 to 10 years..


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