14.02 up-rev NSS lib so Netflix can play

Paul Adolph padolph at netflix.com
Fri Sep 19 00:00:57 UTC 2014

That's great news. If both 14.10 and 14.02 have a recent (> 3.16.2)
version of NSS, I can make a case here to lift the User-Agent
filtering which will make Netflix HTML5 play in Chrome turnkey with no
hacks required. So please let me know when you get around to it.

On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 4:39 PM, Marc Deslauriers
<marc.deslauriers at canonical.com> wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> On 14-09-18 06:43 PM, Paul Adolph wrote:
>> Netflix will play with Chrome stable in 14.02 if NSS version 3.16.2 or
>> greater is installed. If this version is generally installed across
>> 14.02, Netflix would be able to make a change so users would no longer
>> have to hack their User-Agent to play.
>> What is the process of getting a new NSS version into the update
>> stream? Or can somebody please provide me with the right contact?
>> Thanks!
>> -Paul from Netflix
> I was planning on bumping nss to 3.17 in the stable releases as a security
> update the next time a security issue needs to be fixed, or to update the
> bundled CA certificate list.
> I'm not sure when that is going to be, but I might take a look at it next week
> since it hasn't been updated in a while and a bunch of 1024-bit CA certs got
> removed recently.
> Marc.
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