CACert (was Re: [Wolves] A day with the boys from GLLUG)

Andy Smith andy at
Thu May 4 11:21:38 BST 2006

On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 11:16:26AM +0100, Daniel Jones wrote:
> Unfortunately isn't included in mainstream browsers as a
> trusted source by default yet.  That's what your browser was
> complaining about.
> Personally I'd rather have the warning window come up than have them
> spending their cash on something I regard as a waste.

Agree, the SSL cert industry is a scam and unfortunately I don't see
that changing any time soon.

Even if cacert do eventually manage to get into mozilla (they have
only been asking for just over 2 years, see I have grave
concerns over their ability to survive there: verisign pays their
way out of problems, but cacert will be unable to do this.

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