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[whatwg] fixing the authentication problem

From: Adam Barth <whatwg@adambarth.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 03:14:36 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0810230314p581bbe44o834e6bd72cac72c8@mail.gmail.com>
Google Chrome has SNI because it uses WinHTTP for HTTPS connections
and WinHTTP supports SNI.

Adam


On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 5:33 AM, timeless <timeless at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 10:14 PM, Aaron Swartz <me at aaronsw.com> wrote:
>> You're thinking of SNI:
>>
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Server_Name_Indication
>
>> which doesn't work in IE6, IE6, or Safari, making it less than useful
>> for anything serious.
>
> anything proposed today to be added would appear *after* SNI which is
> already implemented in:
>
>    * Mozilla Firefox 2.0
>    * Opera 8.0
>    * Internet Explorer 7
>    * Google Chrome
>
> I'm not certain where SNI was added by Google for Chrome, but most
> likely it could be integrated into WebKit for Safari for a future
> version.
>
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