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Re: [Bug-wget] Trying to wget files from IEEE802 document server

From: Robert Moskowitz
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Trying to wget files from IEEE802 document server
Date: Sun, 20 May 2012 13:45:41 -0400
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On 05/20/2012 12:34 PM, Ángel González wrote:
This is odd. Apparently, there's a trust difference between the two UA.
I first thought that Verisign root CA wasn't available in the store used
by wget, but wget downloads https://www.verisign.com/ fine, and both
sites have the same certificate root "VeriSign Class 3 Public Primary
Certification Authority - G5" (serial
The difference may lie in that www.verisign.com is providing the three
certificates, but mentor.ieee.org only the last two.

That for the certificate failure.

The problem you get when using --no-check-certificate is due to
https://mentor.ieee.org/802.18/dcn/12/ not containing a file list. TRy
going to https://mentor.ieee.org/802.18/dcn/12/ in your browser: "Not
Found The page requested was not found or is not a functioning properly"

So I see.  Problem with assuming that the URL seen here:


Would work off the higher level.

The nice page listed above gives a nice user interface into a group's documents, hiding which year the rev0 doc was posted. I like to maintain the by year orientation of wg/dcn/yr/.

wget --no-check-certificate

works properly.

So what are they doing there? Well I am going to ask the group that maintains the local replication. Though they use WebDev, but they may have some insight for me. But if you see anything from the user page, please tell me....

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