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Re: Draft finding - "Transitioning the Web to HTTPS"

From: Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:40:36 -0800
Message-ID: <CAOuvq23XooJigx9Q27gXjzerJC-NNAtNJVskxWMzp2Fmnx-b4w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Eric J. Bowman" <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Cc: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 9:26 PM, Eric J. Bowman <eric@bisonsystems.net> wrote:

> Really frustrating to me, as I'm no longer in the Web business but still

Why are you here then?

> I doubt I'm the only independent developer whose business has literally
> been killed by "Transitioning the Web to HTTPS" but it's a big reason I
> won't have anything to do with independent Web development any more. If
> people didn't think they _need_ HTTPS, I'd still be in the business of
> providing cost-effective hosting solutions which scale through traffic
> flurries by way of shared public caching.

Really? HTTPS is why you are no longer in the web business? Really?

Do you know that CloudFlare is offering $0 CDN service via HTTPS?

Were any of the sites you deployed so high-traffic that they lived and
died by transparent intermediary caches?
Received on Tuesday, 9 December 2014 18:41:03 UTC

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