"James A. Donald" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Eric Rescorla
> > Nonsense. One can simply cache the certificate, exactly as 
> > one does with SSH. In fact, Mozilla at least does exactly 
> > this if you tell it to. The reason that this is uncommon is 
> > because the environments where HTTPS is used are generally 
> > spontaneous and therefore certificate caching is less useful.
> Certificate caching is not the problem that needs solving.  The 
> problem is all this spam attempting to fool people into logging 
> in to fake BofA websites and fake e-gold websites, to steal 
> their passwords or credit card numbers 

The only solutions to that problem involve getting rid of
passwords and credit card numbers. SSL does that job about
as well as we know how.


[Eric Rescorla                                   [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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