Firefox complaining love2d.org not secure.

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Firefox complaining love2d.org not secure.

Post by nunix » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:22 pm

It's an https connection, but something must be wrong on the server end. Known issue?

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Re: Firefox complaining love2d.org not secure.

Post by Nixola » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:42 pm

They didn't want to buy an HTTPS certificate from a big company (they didn't want to spend lots of $$$, and they're right), so not every browser knows that this site can be trusted. This proves that computers are mor stupid than humans :P
lf = love.filesystem
ls = love.sound
la = love.audio
lp = love.physics
lt = love.thread
li = love.image
lg = love.graphics

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Re: Firefox complaining love2d.org not secure.

Post by Roland_Yonaba » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:46 pm

Known issue.
Definitely.

EDIT: ChuckNorris'ed by Nixola.
Nixola wrote:This proves that computers are mor stupid than humans :P
Well I won't say that. This just proves that computers apply rules set by stupid humans. :awesome:

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Re: Firefox complaining love2d.org not secure.

Post by qaisjp » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:33 pm

Why does love2d even need https...
Lua is not an acronym.

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Re: Firefox complaining love2d.org not secure.

Post by Inny » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:23 pm

Everything should use https

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Re: Firefox complaining love2d.org not secure.

Post by T-Bone » Sat Sep 29, 2012 7:10 am

I disagree, browsing https is much slower if you're on a cell phone, which is where I browse the LÖVE forums like 99% of the time.

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Re: Firefox complaining love2d.org not secure.

Post by Inny » Sun Sep 30, 2012 3:33 pm

Number one reason to use https: when you login to a website (like love2d.org/forums), authentication credentials and/or cookies with authentication tokens are exchanged. If you aren't using https, those appear in your http requests as plain text. If you're on mobile and your phone switches to using an available wifi connection and you don't 100% trust it, there is a chance that someone just got your password. With https, they do a tls/ssl handshake first, so that all subsequent communication is done encrypted and the untrusted wifi won't be able to snatch your passwords.

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Re: Firefox complaining love2d.org not secure.

Post by T-Bone » Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:46 am

Inny wrote:Number one reason to use https: when you login to a website (like love2d.org/forums), authentication credentials and/or cookies with authentication tokens are exchanged. If you aren't using https, those appear in your http requests as plain text. If you're on mobile and your phone switches to using an available wifi connection and you don't 100% trust it, there is a chance that someone just got your password. With https, they do a tls/ssl handshake first, so that all subsequent communication is done encrypted and the untrusted wifi won't be able to snatch your passwords.
That is indeed good. The "snatching" of passwords can happen over 3G as well, even if it's much more complicated since you'd have to find or calculate the frequency hopping.

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Re: Firefox complaining love2d.org not secure.

Post by Inny » Fri Oct 05, 2012 4:26 pm

Just to drive the point home, last year Lifehacker did a piece on how to crack any Wifi hotspot using WEP: http://lifehacker.com/5305094/how-to-cr ... -backtrack

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