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Re: Authentication over HTTP

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 18:35:46 +0200
Cc: M Stefan <mstefanro@gmail.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <9A83B293-8536-47F3-82BA-519CA5F77E0D@bblfish.net>
To: "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>

On 15 Jul 2013, at 10:37, "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:

> In message <20E2425E-2FD7-4435-9529-1C3FC001D495@bblfish.net>, Henry Story writ
> es:
> 
>> Computational cost is no longer a problem. Google and Facebook provide
>> it with billions of connections a day.
> 
> That's like saying "transportation is non-issue, because Bill Gates
> have a private jet."
> 
> Not everybody has Google and FaceBook's globally distributed resources,
> nor their laser-like focus on delivering web-content.

For those who don't have billions of hits a day, they have even less
of an issue, since they have more spare cycles. Computer power has massively
increased since 1998.

btw. one version of DANE is implemented in Chrome

> 
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