[WEB SECURITY] Announcing the SSL Rating Guide and the Public SSL Server Database

Bil Corry bil at corry.biz
Mon Jul 27 00:24:35 EDT 2009


Ivan Ristic wrote on 7/26/2009 8:11 AM: 
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 4:58 PM, Bil Corry<bil at corry.biz> wrote:
>> Finally, one small nit, it asks for the "Domain name" but I think you're really asking for the "Host name".
> 
> I am not sure what you mean exactly, but I think the term "domain
> name" is suitable. There are only subtle differences between domain
> names and host names anyway. In the case of SSL servers, since
> multiple domain names can map to a single host name, I think it's more
> accurate to use the former. The term will make even more sense once
> server name indications enters widespread use.

If you think it's more clear to your users to use "domain name" then please do.  My understanding of host vs domain comes from here:

	http://www.ops.ietf.org/lists/idn/idn.2000/msg00562.html


- Bil



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