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

From: Joris Dobbelsteen <joris.dobbelsteen@mail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 18:43:34 +0100
To: "WWW WG (E-mail)" <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>
Message-ID: <000101c048e2$40ba64e0$8c48fea9@Thuis.local>
As Julien Pierre said, MSIE probably doesn't support TLS upgrade. Maybe it supports TLS with https://???

Also TLS is disabled as default. SSL/2.0 and SSL/3.0 are enabled by default (MSIE).

- Joris

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carl Kugler/Boulder/IBM [mailto:kugler@us.ibm.com]
> Sent: Monday, 06 November 2000 17:45
> To: Joris Dobbelsteen
> Cc: 'http-wg'
> Subject: RE: Of HTTP-over-SSL/TLS connection persistence
> 
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> 
> My copy of MSIE 5.50.4134.0600 has a checkbox for "Use TLS 1.0".
> 
>      -Carl
> 
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> 
> "Joris Dobbelsteen" <joris.dobbelsteen@mail.com> on 
> 11/05/2000 10:21:53 AM
> 
> To:   "'http-wg'" <http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
> cc:
> Subject:  RE: Of HTTP-over-SSL/TLS connection persistence
> 
> 
> 
> 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
> >
> >
> >
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Received on Tuesday, 7 November 2000 17:45:16 EST

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