[Project_owners] Who wants to support Link Fingerprinting?

Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla mv_van_rantwijk at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 10 11:39:34 PDT 2007


eric.jung at yahoo.com wrote:
>> Do you agree that *if* your project is the only one, or part of a small 
>> group that not support/use link fingerprinting, that your users might 
>> see this as a weak point?  Wouldn't that, eventually, make people 
>> believe that you don't care, or that your work is not so safe after all? 
>>  Might be a risk to install?
> 
> Why haven't they been picked up by a non-partisan standards organization (e.g., IEEE, ISO, W3C, OASIS, etc)? 
> Has Gerv proposed an RFC or similar document? All I know about is http://www.gerv.net/security/link-fingerprints/

Not to my knowledge, no, but they are referring to this RFC:
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2396.txt
which BTW is already obsoleted by this one:
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3986.txt


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Michael Vincent van Rantwijk
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