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

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:00:50 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhLP9-cKtCz4KLSvtmsES-df4F=JMwu+0WR6TCAyz3sskg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, Marc Fawzi <marc.fawzi@gmail.com>, Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 10 December 2014 at 10:55, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 10:48 AM, Melvin Carvalho
> <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
> > However, as the web rolls out to the while planet, it may be less
> affordable
> > to the long tail.  In some cases it may make the difference between a
> > successful hobby project or not. Let's not forget that he web itself
> started
> > as a hobby project :)
>
> [citation needed]
>

The first two chapters of "Weaving the Web" go into details

Enquire (1980) -> Tangled ("I wrote in my spare time" 1984) -> WorldWideWeb
browser/editor (1989/90)

I also enjoyed this talk that covers some of the history

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_2YWiaPJ6A


>
> Certificates are available free today for hobby projects (see
> StartSSL). And per https://www.cloudflare.com/plans it seems you can
> get a commercial project running over TLS for free as well, including
> some performance benefits.
>
>
> --
> https://annevankesteren.nl/
>
Received on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 11:01:29 UTC

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