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Re: HTTP protocol v2: rethunk.

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 12:29:12 -0500

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 12:24 PM, Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se> wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Nov 2008, Mark Phippard wrote:
>> The bigger issue, the one that seems close to insurmountable, is how
>> SSL and authentication plays into this. If the connection to
>> repository is via SSL then how can a proxy cache anything?
> SSL is only really good with a server using a verified server cert. That is
> only possible using a point to point connection that is *tunneled through*
> the proxy and that implies that the proxy cannot in any way see nor cache
> any content.

I agree and that is also why I think basing a design on the notion
that caching proxies will be used to improve performance is close to

Mark Phippard
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