Let me emphasize the word "de facto", because I can't think of any HTTP
server shipping today that doesn't support HTTPS (Netscape Enterprise
Server, Microsoft IIS, Apache). The question was whether or not there is
some requirement, and there is no STANDARD requirement that HTTP servers
SSL3, but there is a very strong MARKET requirement for this type of
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Masinter [SMTP:masinter at parc.xerox.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 06, 1997 2:07 PM
> To: Randy Turner
> Cc: Harry Lewis; ipp at pwg.org> Subject: Re: IPP> Use of SSL3 Framing????
>> > They are required by de facto, not by a pure standard, to support
> > because no commercial vendor of HTTP servers would introduce a
> > incapable of providing the capability for internet commerce.
>> This is utterly false. Not all HTTP servers are required to support