please move this stuff into DNS
Posted Dec 26, 2008 2:23 UTC (Fri) by TRS-80
In reply to: please move this stuff into DNS
Parent article: SSL man-in-the-middle attacks
Well, it's not just applicable to HTTP - you can use it for IMAP and SMTP authentication too. How many people use a self-signed cert for those, and are going to be bitten when Thunderbird 3 comes out with the same anti-self-signed UI as Firefox?
Anyway, for web designers HTML 5 offers a way to have HTML login forms for HTTP auth.
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