[ntp:questions] lists.ntp.org uses an invalid security certificate....

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-part.nor-this.co.uk.invalid
Sun Sep 6 14:34:55 UTC 2009

"John Hasler" <john at dhh.gt.org> wrote in message 
news:87ocpoffjl.fsf at thumper.dhh.gt.org...
> David writes:
>> It makes it difficult to take an discussion about "security" issues
>> seriously when ntp.org can't even get a "accepted" certificate.
> I hope you do not labor under the delusion that an "accepted"
> certificate provides any significant security beyond the session
> encryption provided by any https session.  All it proves is that the
> site operators were able to write at least one check that didn't bounce.
> -- 
> John Hasler

I hope not, John.  It's just the impression it creates.  I do wonder, 
though, why even just reading a bug list should need https, but perhaps 
that's Firefox's behaviour.


More information about the questions mailing list