You seem to think only about web server vendors. There are a number of
other HTTP implementations, in particular for embedding in devices (such as
printers) that are counting every bit they put in.
At 02:11 PM 11/6/97 PST, Turner, Randy wrote:
>>>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
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