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Re: Upgrading to TLS Within HTTP/1.1 draft available

From: John Stracke <francis@ecal.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 1999 16:47:55 +0000
Message-ID: <3778F8BB.A61C4F20@ecal.com>
To: "Http-Wg@Hplb. Hpl. Hp. Com" <http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Scott Lawrence wrote:

> Part of the goal here is to show how secured and unsecured traffic in any
> protocol can share a TCP well known port, so that we can get away from
> assigning two ports to each protocol.

But aren't there security benefits to having separate ports (e.g., making it
possible to run your secure server in a separate process)?

|John Stracke    | My opinions are my own | S/MIME & HTML OK  |
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Received on Tuesday, 29 June 1999 17:51:41 UTC

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