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From Plüm, Rüdiger, VIS <ruediger.pl...@vodafone.com>
Subject AW: SSL enabled name virtual hosts
Date Mon, 06 Mar 2006 08:55:29 GMT


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: William A. Rowe, Jr. 
> Stop bitching about a 10 year old spec.  It's trivial, use a 
> modern browser (beyond today - none exist yet) that can do 
> Connection-Upgrade and agree about the text of the headers 
> before the ssl handshake is performed.  The browser people 
> haven't caught up, because it's a non-trivial problem to 
> represent that the agreed-upon connection is secure to the 
> user, or that a secure connection is available to be toggled, 
> or whatever.  These aren't https:// requests, they are 
> http:// with extra semantics.  Modern clients such as remote 
> printing over http and neon/curl libraries already support it 
> now, IIUC.  As does httpd 2.2.

Or wait for RFC3546 (ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3546.txt)
be implemented in the browsers and servers. IE 7 beta is said to
support it and upcoming openssl 0.9.9 is likely to support it.
After that we can start implementing in httpd.

Regards

Rüdiger



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