Re: Discussion of Mandatory TLS in HTTP/2.0

In message <>, Ross Nicoll writes:

>I'm guessing the idea would be to write an HTTP authentication protocol 
>that uses [...]

All I can see HTTP doing, is transport opaque tokens forth and back.

If we design the protocol to do that well enough, it will support
any identification/authentication protocol you care to put on top of
it today or at a later date.

Adding "solving the second hardest problem in cryptography" to our
TODO list, is scope-creep.

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Received on Thursday, 19 July 2012 14:48:18 UTC