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Re: webid on nginx?

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 19:24:24 +0200
Cc: public-webid@w3.org, public-xg-webid <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9C5A38F6-9DAA-45B5-A1A1-08875C21A61D@bblfish.net>
To: elf Pavlik <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>

On 19 Jul 2012, at 19:01, elf Pavlik wrote:

> Excerpts from Ben Carrillo's message of 2012-01-24 23:03:25 +0000:
>> El martes 24 de enero de 2012, elf Pavlik escribió:
>>> 
>>> I've heard while ago about some issues related to using webid with nginx
>>> (even that it may not work for some reason).
>> 
>> 
>> this thread might be relevant:
>> http://forum.nginx.org/read.php?2,15584
>> 
>> but let's wait to hear if there are some other experiences with that.
> 
> i just asked hellekin again on irc:
> 
> 16:52:50 hellekin elf-pavlik: I remember now the issue... Nginx has no mechanism to request a client SSL certificate
>                  regardless of the CA. Instead it will check for a client certificate that matches the list of known CAs,
>                  which renders WebID impractical
> 
> which looks like issue from this thread you have pointed... i assume than than no one running nginx can use webid at this moment? http://news.netcraft.com/archives/category/web-server-survey/

Sounds like the kind of thing a good TLS hacker could fix.

> 
> ~ elf pavlik ~
> 

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