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Re: Mandatory encryption *is* theater

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2013 07:11:01 +0200
To: Michael Sweet <msweet@apple.com>
Cc: Salvatore Loreto <salvatore.loreto@ericsson.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20130826051101.GG9299@1wt.eu>
On Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 11:52:38PM -0400, Michael Sweet wrote:
> This was already done: RFC 2817

Indeed.

> (and FWIW this is fairly widely implemented for printing - CUPS has supported
> it for a very long time and many printers support it today)

I didn't know. Anyway, the whole idea is to allow the server to reject
the request and let the user know and decide. In my opinion it's more
of a browser design issue than a protocol one.

Willy
Received on Monday, 26 August 2013 05:11:31 UTC

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