New SSL features for Nginx.

Cliff Wells cliff at
Thu Jul 23 07:22:53 MSD 2009

On Thu, 2009-07-23 at 11:26 +0900, Edward Middleton wrote:
> Igor Sysoev wrote:
> > Brice Figureau wrote:
> >   
> >> Will you merge the CRL one (feel free to rewrite it if you prefer), too ?
> >>     
> >
> > Yes, the single issue is name of directive: ssl_crl. Should it be longer and
> > more expressive ? Apache has SSLCARevocationFile.
> >   
> I think the original argument is better.  Anyone who uses a CRL[1] is
> going to know what it is.  If you call the command something else they
> have to search the manual to find out what you have chosen to called
> it.  In my opinion it would be better to call it ssl_crl_file so that it
> is obvious it expects a file path.

I agree with this reasoning.   Making the name longer isn't going to
reduce the need to refer to the documentation and "crl" seems to be the
key word people will be searching for.



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