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Re: Considering the pressure to turn HTTPS into a three-party protocol

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@greenbytes.de>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:46:23 +0100
Message-ID: <54E1E69F.6040908@greenbytes.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 2015-02-15 23:38, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> Over the last few years*, we've seen a considerable amount of pressure to compromise encryption from some parts of industry. For example, in HTTPbis we had several discussions of the role of a proxy in HTTP, including the now-infamous "trusted proxy" proposal <http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-loreto-httpbis-trusted-proxy20-01> which has been discarded.
> ...


>    The main aim for this document is to analyse and define the role of
>    an Explicit and Trusted proxy for HTTP URI resources transported over
>    HTTP2 with TLS.

So, no, AFAIU that was not a proposal that would have affected https at all.

Best regards, Julian
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