Announcing httpsy://, a YURL scheme

Perry E. Metzger perry at
Mon Jul 14 20:04:49 EDT 2003

Tyler Close <tyler at> writes:
> I have demonstrated the theory behind YURLs by providing an
> implementation, the Waterken Browser, and by explaining how two
> other widely used systems implement the theory.

Having an implementation demonstrates nothing whatsoever about
security -- many implemented systems are, after all, insecure.

If you wish to demonstrate the security of your system, one would
expect a detailed explanation of the threat model you're trying to
address, and why those threats are thwarted by the design.


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