Bug tracking SaaS

jesse jesse at fsck.com
Tue Nov 24 21:49:55 GMT 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 09:39:58PM +0000, David Precious wrote:
> jesse wrote:
> >On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 12:38:33PM -0800, Paul Makepeace wrote:
> >>PS https://rt.cpan.org not having a CA-issued cert is a bit odd given
> >>how cheap they are these days. Does Best Practical really need a
> >>helping hand there?
> >
> >Only if you can knock heads at .org.  The issue isn't one of cash. It's
> >one of "the admin and tech contacts for cpan.org point to a dead
> >address, so we _can't_ get a reasonable SSL certificate as they can't
> >verify us. (Also, rt.cpan.org is, yes, on what's now a very old version
> >of RT. That's something that a minion is actively working on).
> FWIW, Comodo will provide basic SSL certficates as long as an email to 
> one of a list of addresses they deem to be acceptable is received & a 
> link within clicked on.  That list includes the admin/tech contacts for 
> the domain, but also ssladmin@$hostname, admin@$hostname etc (for 
> rt.cpan.org, that'd be at either rt.cpan.org or cpan.org).

That sounds like it has some plausibility. Thanks!

> Presumably, getting such an address to go to someone who can click a 
> link wouldn't be hard.
> At $work we deal with Comodo to offer free SSL certs to our customers; 
> if anyone is interested in getting a CA-issued cert set up, feel free to 
> drop me a mail.
> Cheers
> Dave P


More information about the london.pm mailing list