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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Protocol API
Date Tue, 05 Dec 1995 10:27:45 GMT
> > Is there any reason that Apache shouldn't listen on multiple ports (and bind
> > different protocols to each one)?
> > 
> 	The thing is though, while SSL can't co-exist with non-SSL,
> but S/HTTP can live on the same port as non-S/HTTP. (Hell, as far as I
> understand, you can put S/HTTP through an SSL connection.. S/HTTP
> seems to be a network layer above SSL.. [hm, I said "lawyer" there.. I
> am too caught up in this whole patent licensing stuff])
> 	that fact could lead to confusion. Other than that confusion,
> I don't see why not..

I'm not entirely convinced that SSL can't live on the same port as non-SSL -
I haven't looked into it very deeply yet, though.



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