Re: [Acme] The path to the "directory" resource should not be "/" and should be specified in draft-ietf-acme-acme-01

"Salz, Rich" <rsalz@akamai.com> Fri, 08 January 2016 19:52 UTC

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From: "Salz, Rich" <rsalz@akamai.com>
To: Albert ARIBAUD <albert.aribaud@gmail.com>, "acme@ietf.org" <acme@ietf.org>
Thread-Topic: [Acme] The path to the "directory" resource should not be "/" and should be specified in draft-ietf-acme-acme-01
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Subject: Re: [Acme] The path to the "directory" resource should not be "/" and should be specified in draft-ietf-acme-acme-01
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> draft-ietf-acme-acme-01 states:
> 
> 	In order to help clients configure themselves with the right
> 	URIs for each ACME operation, ACME servers provide a directory
> 	object. This should be the root URL with which clients are
> 	configured.
> 
> The question is, what exactly is the "root URL"? At first thought it would be
> the "/" path on the server.

The wording misled you, and perhaps should be fixed.  It's more like the "subroot for the ACME tree" or something.