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Re: webid on nginx?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 07:32:36 -0400
Message-ID: <500941D4.5010802@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 7/19/12 11:59 PM, elf Pavlik wrote:
> Excerpts from Henry Story's message of 2012-07-19 17:24:24 +0000:
>> 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.
> things happen fast on the web: http://forum.nginx.org/read.php?2,228761 :)

Yep! That's the beauty and power of the Web!



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