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Re: URI scheme listing for httpsy

From: Tyler Close <tyler@waterken.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2003 00:34:11 -0400
To: uri@w3.org
Message-Id: <E19rs0k-00008i-00@canteen>

Is the "Index of WWW Addressing Schemes" still being maintained?
If so, is there anything else I need to do to get the link made?

Thank you for your time.

Tyler

On Monday 11 August 2003 11:39, Tyler Close wrote:
> Please add a link for the httpsy URL scheme to:
>
> http://www.w3.org/Addressing/schemes.html
>
> The specification for the httpsy URL scheme is:
>
> http://www.waterken.com/dev/YURL/httpsy/
>
> Excerpt:
> >             Waterken(TM) YURL
> > Authentication of TLS Upgrade Within HTTP/1.1
> >
> > This specification defines a mechanism for authenticating an
> > HTTP server based on the hash of its public key, instead of a
> > trusted certificate from a certificate authority.
> >
> > Abstract
> >
> > Before sending a request to a resource identified by an httpsy
> > URL, a client MUST complete a mandatory upgrade to TLS/1.0. The
> > client authenticates the server by constructing a valid
> > certificate path to a certificate that is signed using a public
> > key whose hash matches that given in the httpsy URL.
>
> If you would like to learn more about the purpose of the httpsy
> URL scheme, start with the documentation tree rooted at:
>
> http://www.waterken.com/dev/YURL/
>
> Thank you,
> Tyler

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