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SSL and IRC RE: using foaf/webid at W3C - Re: minutes of todays teleconf

From: peter williams <home_pw@msn.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 13:13:14 -0800
Message-ID: <SNT143-ds91B18A0DE49C4351E92AD92DB0@phx.gbl>
CC: <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
I'm due to either pay $20 to the developer of MIRC or stop using it soon. (Its excellent, and worth $20 for its value-added commercial feature e.g. uPNP)

I happy to pay since it offers SSL/TLS - which is material to our work here.

I'll pay -- if W3C will upgrade its IRC server and firewalls to offer the SSL mode of IRC (like they already do for ssh), and this group agrees to try to actually use it.

e.g. try SSL at irc://irc.indymedia.org:+6697/

otherwise I’ll use the irc in opera client - to show some solidarity with a group member. (Does it support ssl with irc?) I’ve already used Opera Unite anew, to host a public profile, a webserver running in the browser, and setup a web proxy. As I learn, the proxy will use the apache webserver running in Cygwin process on Windows 2008 EE, on the same host as the browser – so public resources are all “open source”. Slowly, Ill try to turn on https flows (including SSL MITM or CONNECT https) in all this.

-----Original Message-----
From: danbri2011@danbri.org [mailto:danbri2011@danbri.org] On Behalf Of Dan Brickley
Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 5:55 AM
To: Henry Story
Cc: peter williams; Seth Russell; public-xg-webid@w3.org
Subject: Re: using foaf/webid at W3C - Re: minutes of todays teleconf
Received on Wednesday, 23 February 2011 21:14:09 UTC

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