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Re: [Uri-review] ssh URI

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 13:42:30 -0400
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: Steve Suehring <suehring@braingia.org>, uri-review@ietf.org, uri@w3.org
Message-Id: <1255369350.5481.8560.camel@dbooth-laptop>
On Mon, 2009-10-12 at 19:07 +0200, Dan Brickley wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 7:01 PM, David Booth <david@dbooth.org> wrote:
> > I don't see a need to define a new URI scheme for this.  You can just
> > define an http URI prefix for this purpose, as described in
> > http://dbooth.org/2006/urn2http/
> >
> > Furthermore, as Graham Klyne suggested during a similar discussion
> > earlier, "an HTTP URI can also retrieve a protocol [handler]
> > implementation"
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/uri/2009Sep/0029.html
> > This could dramatically improve the adoption rate of a new protocol.
> 
> You'd really be advocating retrieval of SSH protocol handlers over
> untrusted HTTP connections? That's brave or something!

Good point.  For this application one would presumably choose an HTTP
URI prefix that starts with "https:" rather than "http:".  :)



-- 
David Booth, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic (contractor)

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