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Re: Browsers and .onion names

From: Walter H. <Walter.H@mathemainzel.info>
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2015 05:25:32 +0100
Message-ID: <5657DB3C.50300@mathemainzel.info>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Does this really make a sense?

because of the many new TLDs, there would be no reason to handle any 
special;

www.recipes.onion

could be a nice site about cooking with onions ...

Walter

On 26.11.2015 06:29, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> Now that we have RFC7686, there's a new requirement applicable to HTTP clients:
>
> """
> Applications (including proxies) that implement the Tor protocol MUST recognize .onion names as special by either accessing them directly or using a proxy (e.g., SOCKS [RFC1928]) to do so.  Applications that do not implement the Tor protocol SHOULD generate an error upon the use of .onion and SHOULD NOT perform a DNS lookup.
> """
>
> Is anyone aware of a browser that does this or plans to do so?
>
> I've raise an issue for 7230bis:
>    https://github.com/httpwg/http11bis/issues/10
>
>
> --
> Mark Nottingham   https://www.mnot.net/
>
>




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