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Subject [Bug 50740] Enable OCSP Stapling by default
Date Sat, 23 May 2015 13:02:24 GMT

Jeff Trawick <> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
         Resolution|---                         |WONTFIX
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED

--- Comment #20 from Jeff Trawick <> ---
Enabling OCSP Stapling by default in a generally available release was vetoed
with the following justification:

"The fundamental objection I have to enabling stapling by default in our
GA releases is that it would enable a "phoning home" feature (to the
CA's OCSP responders) as a side effect of configuring a certificate.
This is a setting I consider unacceptable for software published by the
Apache HTTP Server project - the default must be opt-in, not opt-out."

(From message

This concern is not going to be resolved in a Bugzilla issue, so I'm closing it
as WONTFIX.  The mailing list is the proper venue if
further clarification or other discussion is desired.

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