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Re: Getting to Last Call

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 19:44:31 -0500
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>, Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Message-Id: <50785ADE-661B-449A-B3F8-C80949EB18B8@mnot.net>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
SHOULD affects conformance. At most, I think we'd add something to the security considerations saying that proxies "ought to" or "are encouraged to."

Cheers,


On 25/12/2011, at 3:04 PM, Willy Tarreau wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> 
> On Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 08:52:35AM -0500, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> Hi Willy,
>> 
>> This is certainly desirable, but just making it a requirement would make pretty much every proxy non-conformant, so that's a big step.
>> 
>> Would it be sufficient to just encourage use / support of HTTPS with proxies?
> 
> I think that's what a SHOULD is made for. Do you think SHOULD would be
> too strong here ?
> 
> Best regards,
> Willy
> 

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