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RE: Of HTTP-over-SSL/TLS connection persistence

From: Joris Dobbelsteen <joris.dobbelsteen@mail.com>
Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2000 18:21:53 +0100
To: "'http-wg'" <http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-ID: <001701c0474c$e471be40$01ff1fac@Thuis.local>
Better head for SSL, since I don't know any browsers that actually support TLS (MSIE doesn't, I think)...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: hodges@breakaway.Stanford.EDU
> [mailto:hodges@breakaway.Stanford.EDU]On Behalf Of
> Jeff.Hodges@KingsMountain.com
> Sent: Friday, 03 November 2000 23:39
> To: http-wg
> Subject: Of HTTP-over-SSL/TLS connection persistence
> 
> 
> Ok, so now I'm postulating a server-side gizmo speaking "HTTP 1.0 | 
> 1.1"-over-SSL/TLS that tries its best to have such 
> connections be persistent.
> 
> What do browsers typically do in ~this~ case -- how long 
> before they'll 
> timeout an idle connection if the user causes it to connect 
> and then walks 
> away for whatever reason?
> 
> thanks,
> 
> JeffH
> 
> 
> 
Received on Sunday, 5 November 2000 17:23:37 EST

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