Eric, this is awesome! Thanks for the write up!
On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 10:13 AM, Eric Hellman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> The past few days, I've been configuring a website to use HTTPS with Let's
> Encrypt. (on a beta invite.) I blogged my experience.
> I don't think we (as a community) have understood how LE is going to
> affect us. I was thinking of it as delivering free certificates, but in
> fact their main emphasis is delivering automated certificates.
> What this means is that to take full advantage of Let's Encrypt, LE client
> software will need to be integrated into the web platforms we use. And that
> won't happen unless the priority of doing so is made clear, via mechanisms
> such as the Library Digital Privacy Pledge.
> I imagine that most libraries will NOT want to use Let's Encrypt until
> that integration occurs. However, once it occurs, certificate maintenance
> and renewal will cease to be an issue.
> Eric Hellman
> President, Free Ebook Foundation
> Founder, Unglue.it https://unglue.it/
> twitter: @gluejar