Re: [code] [textadept] Secure download and build

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2016 08:28:35 -0400 (EDT)


On Sat, 9 Jan 2016, wrote:

> Hi!
> [snip]
>> When it comes out of beta and supports my server setup out of the box,
>> I will certainly consider using it! Or if Letsencrypt pushes reputable
>> CA authorities to start issuing free domain certs, I could go down
>> that road too. startssl was recommended to me, but I don't really
>> trust them.
> Hm, I think you misunderstand what does "public beta" mean for letsencrypt.
> For now:
> 1. They are issuing valid certificates for 90 days. "Valid" means certs are
> signed by reputable CA (IdenTrust?), so it passes browser check. So if your
> server support SSL/TLS at all, you can have it.
> 2. There is console tool for cert requesting with several methods of proving
> your domain ownership. All procedure takes SECONDS, then - BAM - you have
> your certificates. It is not perfect though, it is lacking automation in some
> sort, but it is developing so fast that I think I might be already wrong
> about it :)
> 3. Of course it is free as in freedom to drink free beer :)
> You should really go and check docs there

I finally had some time to look into this and set things up. The domain now has a proper SSL certificate. We shall see how
things go in 3 months when auto-renewal is supposed to happen :)

Thanks for all the info.


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Received on Fri 09 Sep 2016 - 08:28:35 EDT

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