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[whatwg] Proposal for secure alternative connection

From: Ilhan Y. <ilhan@ilhan.name>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 09:37:25 +0200
Message-ID: <CALsNkQQsLow27df_K0t5MGwciM+SbYLbShSAqFZ+nB1EWJ68BQ@mail.gmail.com>
I want to propose "secure alternative connection for the current
connection". It has to me specified either by headers or by meta tag.
Examples:

Header example:
Secure: https://pay.reddit.com/

Meta tag example:
<meta name="secure" content="https://pay.reddit.com/">


When a user sets his web browser to connect over secure connection if
available then the browser will redirect itself to that secure
connection. Also, this is backward capable.
Received on Tuesday, 13 December 2011 23:37:25 UTC

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