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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Make proxy CONNECT work again - Take 1
Date Mon, 30 Mar 1998 21:52:01 GMT
On Tue, 31 Mar 1998, Tim Hudson wrote:

> According to sameer:
> > No, I don't think it is. It's not crypto, its not hooks to
> > crypto, and its not technical assistance in the creation of crypto.
> >
> > > On Mon, 30 Mar 1998, Martin Kraemer wrote:
> > > Except it is damn obvious that it is designed for SSL because it says it
> > > is for SSL, the standard says it is for SSL, and it only allows it on SSL
> > > (well, SSL NNTP or SSL) ports.
> > > I think this is probably in violation of US export regulations.  
>     It is actually used for things other than SSL ... it is a fairly clean
> proxy protocol and just because the current browsers only use it for
> https and snews it doesn't mean that you cannot use it for other things
> and that it isn't used already for other things.

No, the Apache code itself says "this is for SSL" and limits it so you can
_only_ connect to https and snews ports and no others.  That is what makes
it doubtful to me.

>     Who knows how this would be officially interpreted though ... which is
> one of the many joys of having software development efforts based in the 
> USA :-)
> Tim.

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