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Re: SSL/TLS everywhere fail

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2015 06:39:34 +0000
To: "Adrien de Croy" <adrien@qbik.com>
cc: "Jacob Appelbaum" <jacob@appelbaum.net>, "Mike Belshe" <mike@belshe.com>, "Amos Jeffries" <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, "httpbis mailing list" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <58279.1449211174@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <em716fa71d-9378-436e-b0c9-5a505cd8614b@bodybag>, "Adrien de Croy" w

>As for "fixing the political issue", that is not our job at all.

I would like to advocate the stance I have taken from the start of
my open source involvement:

	"We deliver tools, not policies"

Precisely the illadviced "SSL/TLS" everywhere policy being shoved
down peoples throat is a very good example of why.

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
phk@FreeBSD.ORG         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
FreeBSD committer       | BSD since 4.3-tahoe    
Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.
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