From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain bluetree.ie)
Date: Tue 09 May 2000 - 17:30:59 IST
> Liam said:
> > Does https cover all the connection or just the data part of it?
> > (i.e. can you still do get / and then just get back the
> > encrypted data?)
> I was wondering that myself and was going to ask in last
> mail but I *assumed* that the url is hidden. Anyone know
> for sure?
I don't know for sure, but I imagine that it does encrypt
the HTTP method and headers as well.
> Offtopic(ish): Isn't there some email encryption/signing
> standard that only hides the content. ie. the to and
> from addresses are shown (and maybe even the subject!)?
Go get some caffeine and just think about that for a second.
You send some mail which is encrypted (i.e. only the recipient
can read it), including the To: header.
How is any mail transfer agent supposed to know where to
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