[ioquake3] ff3 vs bugzilla
Harsha Sri Narayana
harshavsn at gmail.com
Wed May 28 18:20:44 PDT 2008
Ok guys I'll make the exception. The ff3 screen looks pretty scary so maybe
remove the self certification? Anyway thanks for the responses.
2008/5/29 <monk at rq3.com>:
> I can second this about the certificate. My current workplace has a
> self-signed cert for our webmail that we need to pay $1000+ to VeriSign to
> get converted into a "real" certificate. Why? Because in the end, we
> don't want to train our employees that it's ok to click "ignore" when
> presented with a warning when on the road.
> Nothing wrong with it technically, it's just paying money so we don't
> train our employees to have bad practices.
> Since you pretty much know the bugzilla site and are technically
> knowledgable, it shouldn't be much of an issue. However, if you were
> getting that error from some random IPv6 address or from some redirected
> "bank" website, well you might want to be more wary...
> May I reiterate again that those certs are stupidly expensive and I think
> they have to be renewed yearly. Blah!
> >> If you're not gonna use a valid certificate, then why use one at all? :)
> > Because you still get end-to-end encryption between yourself and the
> > website. The only thing a 'valid' certificate tells you is that somebody,
> > somewhere, paid a lot of money to a company like verisign.
> > Consider this; Mark Shuttleworth made most of his money from Thawte, a
> > certificate signing authority so it's fair to assume that he, more than
> > most
> > people, knows the value of a properly signed certificate and can
> > afford to pay for them. Yet all of the ubuntu certificates are
> > self-signed.
> > Apparently, Mark doesn't consider signed certificates good value for
> > money..
> > ;)
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