Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invalid security certificate for en.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org

2013-10-03 Thread Matthew Flaschen
On 10/02/2013 08:49 PM, Tim Starling wrote: On 02/10/13 05:56, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote: Yes, beta can't currently really be used unless you manually confirm certificates. (Which, by the way, you should never do on any website.) Why not? Self-signed certificates are as secure as plain HTTP,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invalid security certificate for en.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org

2013-10-03 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Matthew Flaschen, 03/10/2013 10:33: On 10/02/2013 08:49 PM, Tim Starling wrote: On 02/10/13 05:56, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote: Yes, beta can't currently really be used unless you manually confirm certificates. (Which, by the way, you should never do on any website.) Why not? Self-signed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invalid security certificate for en.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org

2013-10-02 Thread Tim Starling
On 02/10/13 05:56, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote: Yes, beta can't currently really be used unless you manually confirm certificates. (Which, by the way, you should never do on any website.) Why not? Self-signed certificates are as secure as plain HTTP, which you would think would be good enough

[Wikimedia-l] Invalid security certificate for en.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org

2013-10-01 Thread Chris McKenna
Trying to access almost anything on en.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org using https results in dire warnings from Firefox that the security certificate is not valid. Looking at the details it is issued to *.wmflabs.org, which at least as far as Firefox 24 on linux is concerned doesn't seem to cover

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invalid security certificate for en.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org

2013-10-01 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Chris McKenna, 01/10/2013 21:40: Trying to access almost anything on en.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org using https results in dire warnings from Firefox that the security certificate is not valid. Looking at the details it is issued to *.wmflabs.org, which at least as far as Firefox 24 on linux is