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Re: Re[2]: SPDY = HTTP/2.0 or not ?

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 10:19:52 +0000
To: "Adrien W. de Croy" <adrien@qbik.com>
cc: "Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter@stpeter.im>, "Mike Belshe" <mike@belshe.com>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "patrick mcmanus" <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <25919.1332757192@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <emb750f05b-e5c7-4cb5-8be6-6718344b0784@boist>, "Adrien W. de Croy" 

>In the end though, even if the certificate itself isn't charged for, 
>there's still a cost involved in obtaining and installing it.
>Generating a signing request etc, importing the certificate and 
>managing the private key.
>These add a significant requirement to many HTTP server deployment 
>scenarios, not the least in terms of level of knowledge of the person 
>doing it.

Not to mention the almost certainty that some low-end vendor will
deliver millions of "web-enabled" gadgets with the same built in cert.

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