[spec] Regarding the proposal to remove status code 11

Sean Conner sean at conman.org
Mon Mar 15 23:59:58 GMT 2021


It was thus said that the Great Sandra Snan once stated:
> The purpose for this status code is in case someone is looking over your
> shoulder in the same physical location. That's why it's fine to be an
> LSD (least significant digit / optional) code, it's a snazzy feature
> that's nice to have but not mandatory. I think it's a good feature.
> 
> It doesn't send it unencrypted (i.e. same as any other request) so it's
> not security theatre. It's there so people in the same location don't
> see your password.

  Do current Gemini browsers include the query string when displaying the
location?  If they do in the case of a 10 status, perhaps they should not
for an 11?

  -spc


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