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Re: A proposal

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2013 21:50:32 +0000
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
cc: Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>
Message-ID: <58275.1384725032@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABP7Rbetp3r181ZXTUW9s-kg=mn=zK93oeHW=mO8KiVfoV-QdA@mail.gmail.com>
, James M Snell writes:

>It intentionally pushes people towards https in the default most common
>cases while making it still possible to do plaintext...

If you want to do that, you should do it through open advocacy,
not by changing almost 20 years of established practice with
little notice.

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