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Re: SPDY = HTTP/2.0 or not ?

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 08:34:22 +0000
To: patrick mcmanus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>
cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <9699.1332750862@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <4F701E44.6060108@mozilla.com>, patrick mcmanus writes:
>On 3/26/2012 7:56 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

>Existence proofs: google does all of their logged in user search over 
>SSL, Twitter encourages SSL by default, Facebook is widely used that 
>way. It pretty clearly can be done at scale. Its not free, but its worth it.

The fact that a certain size and class of companies roll out SSL is
no where near a proof that everybody would or should do so.

Counter proof: How many p0rn sites deliver legal images via SSL ?

>More importantly - no user wants to use an insecure protocol - ever.

I don't think the majority of users consider HTTP an unsecure
protocol for p0rn, newspapers and blogs.

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