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Re: What will incentivize deployment of explicit proxies?

From: Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2013 21:06:56 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOdDvNoS9N4DB_VzEeNujdSph8SaFL2-3s37Cy5EbN2uO-uMdQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>, Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 7:44 PM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:

>
> > We actually have
> > one of those (RFC 5934) that afaik has had zero deployment
> > even though if I recall correctly, the folks behind that
> > did try to interest browser makers. I think they were told
> > that the browsers preferred to manage roots as part of their
> > s/w update. Has that changed?
>
> Dunno. Browser guys?
>
>
I am extremely skeptical of the notion that the problem with root
certificate management is that it needs to be easier to automate the
addition of new root certs on a per install basis.
Received on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 02:07:23 UTC

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