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[Freedombox-discuss] some thoughts on URI namespaces

Another thing Sunil and I talked about yesterday is https://letsencrypt.org/

If we add that to fbx, all our SSL problems should go away, right?
No matter if we use subdomains or not..


On 12/29/2014 01:17 AM, Ingo Stock wrote:
> Hi,
> on 28/12/14 22:45, Markus Sabadello wrote:
>> One pattern I have been experimenting with is creating subdomains for
>> each new application which has a web interface.
>> I think this is more reliable than using folders, since some
>> applications may assume they are installed at the root /.
> The problem with subdomains used together with self assigned
> ssl-certificates is, that the browser will request the user to add a
> security exception for every subdomain, even with a wildcard
> certificate. This behavior is completely on the client side. Else the
> user would have to install her personal CA in the browser.
> Using directories is indeed less reliable, but possibly the better way
> in regard to user experience. For software assuming to run in the root
> directory, the code has to be rewritten on-the-fly by the webserver,
> which is quite dirty.
> atb, ingo
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