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From Hassan Schroeder <>
Subject Re: io taglib + SSL
Date Mon, 13 Jan 2003 01:49:21 GMT
Dave Newton wrote:

> Well, you don't need a certificate to _request_ an HTTPS transaction,
> you need one (from the server being requested from) to _receive_ one. 

Ah. Yes. "Nature abhors a vacuum", and so do I, especially when
it's between my ears :-)  But now that I've looked into what the
SSL handshake actually does...

> So (to me, anyway :) it sounds like the certificate being offered by
> isn't being recognized as a trusted one. 

..this isn't it, since a cert not recognized by a browser as trusted
prompts a warning popup, and I can manually submit a form to the URL
in question with no problem.

So what else might cause an SSLHandShakeException?

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