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Re: What will incentivize deployment of explicit proxies?

From: Yoav Nir <synp71@live.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 13:58:54 +0200
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To: Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>
CC: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, "William Chan (陈智昌)" <willchan@chromium.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 3/12/13 1:41 PM, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Mar 3 décembre 2013 12:19, Yoav Nir a écrit :
>> On 3/12/13 12:00 PM, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>>>> For enterprises, the new trend is apparently to allow users to use
>>>> their
>>>> personal devices. These devices would be outside the normal
>>>> administrative
>>>> chain and would likely cause headaches.
>>> I'd temper the enthusiastic reporting of BYOD by consulting entities a
>>> lot.
>>> BYOD is a way to allow VIPs to bring their own status-enhancing
>>> gold-plated trendy devices at work instead of being limited to the
>>> dirt-cheap greyboxes they allowed their IT services to purchase for
>>> everyone else.
>> Looking around IETF meetings, I see a lot of Macs and quite a few
>> machines running Linux, even with people from big companies. Are we all
>> VIPs? There are not the dirt-cheap greyboxes.
> The other historical exception is R&D people with some IT knowledge ("mad
> scientists" helpdesks loath with all their heart) and I'd expect to see a
> lot of them at IETF meetings.
Can't stand those :)

But I thought it was those artistic graphic designer types who just had 
to have their Freehand/Illustrator/Photoshop run on a Mac, because it 
was just not the same running on a PC.

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