Bringing Tahoe ideas to HTTP

2009-08-31 Thread Brian Warner
[sent once to tahoe-dev, now copying to cryptography too, sorry for the duplicate] At lunch yesterday, Nathan mentioned that he is interested in seeing how Tahoe's ideas and techniques could trickle outwards and influence the design of other security systems. And I was complaining about how the

Re: [tahoe-dev] Bringing Tahoe ideas to HTTP

2009-08-31 Thread Brian Warner
Michael Walsh wrote: - Adding a HTTP header with this data but requires something like a server module or output script. It also doesn't ugly up the URL (but then again, we have url shortner services for manual typing). Ah, but see, that loses the security. If the URL doesn't contain the

Re: [tahoe-dev] Bringing Tahoe ideas to HTTP

2009-09-08 Thread Brian Warner
James A. Donald wrote: Nicolas Williams wrote: One possible problem: streaming [real-time] content. Brian Warner wrote: Yeah, that's a very different problem space. You need the low-alacrity stuff from Tahoe, but also you don't generally know the full contents in advance. So