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Re: The SHA1 sunset

From: Mike Gerwitz
Subject: Re: The SHA1 sunset
Date: Sun, 03 Jan 2016 21:10:50 -0500
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On Mon, Jan 04, 2016 at 01:53:56 +0100, Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen wrote:
> It has, but warning users about something that isn't a thing yet is
> doing the users a disservice.  Bogus security warnings make people
> ignore real security warnings.

The date that browsers implement warnings is arbitrary; this is still
certainly "a thing".


Such a warning will not be bogus, and it would be a service to warn
users even if others don't.

Mike Gerwitz
Free Software Hacker | GNU Maintainer
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