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From "Bill Barker" <>
Subject Fw: To SSL or not SSL, that is the question
Date Sat, 10 Nov 2001 05:45:52 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Barker" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, November 09, 2001 9:27 PM
Subject: To SSL or not SSL, that is the question

> Having lost the vote on the URL commit, I'm making up for it by adding the
> URLStreamHandlerFactory to 3.3.  This implementation should make both
> and me happy since it will support constructing a
>"https://...") both in the cases when JSSE/OpenTLS is
> in WEB-INF/lib and when it is not installed at all.
> I've been on the losing side of every vote on this project, so I'm going
> take the novel approach of voting-first-then-committing :).  My personal
> preference is to set the Factory at the end of ETC.init (since
> Http10Interceptor currently changes the installed handler.pks).  I expect
> that I'm going to lose on this vote as well, since this is relatively late
> to set it :)
> In the spirit of reciprocation, I have no objection if the 4.0 branch
> to import this class to their branch.  It's simply that I don't know
> o.a.c.util well enough (yet) to know how they do privileged actions over
> there.


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