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Re: webid on nginx?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 13:37:53 -0400
Message-ID: <500845F1.3020002@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 7/19/12 1:24 PM, Henry Story wrote:
> On 19 Jul 2012, at 19:01, elf Pavlik wrote:
>> Excerpts from Ben Carrillo's message of 2012-01-24 23:03:25 +0000:
>>> El martes 24 de enero de 2012, elf Pavlik escribió:
>>>> I've heard while ago about some issues related to using webid with nginx
>>>> (even that it may not work for some reason).
>>> this thread might be relevant:
>>> http://forum.nginx.org/read.php?2,15584
>>> but let's wait to hear if there are some other experiences with that.
>> i just asked hellekin again on irc:
>> 16:52:50 hellekin elf-pavlik: I remember now the issue... Nginx has no mechanism to request a client SSL certificate
>>                   regardless of the CA. Instead it will check for a client certificate that matches the list of known CAs,
>>                   which renders WebID impractical
>> which looks like issue from this thread you have pointed... i assume than than no one running nginx can use webid at this moment? http://news.netcraft.com/archives/category/web-server-survey/
> Sounds like the kind of thing a good TLS hacker could fix.

Yes, and I don't see how Nginx deficiencies determine the utility or 
practicality of WebID. We keep on forgetting that Linked Data Servers != 
Linked Document Servers.

>> ~ elf pavlik ~
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/



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