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Re: The TLS hammer and resource integrity

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 17:53:16 +0000
To: Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>
cc: patrick mcmanus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <29637.1332957196@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABaLYCvguj3oycrv7uGKnMK_3fUYBU02JA=eH_W_F-w=fH7Rqg@mail.gmail.com>
, Mike Belshe writes:

>Thats the whole point of SPDY - we just handed you a protocol which embeds
>SSL but is still has lower latency than HTTP.

And I want a protocol with even lower latency, by taking some of the
good things about SPDY, and leaving behind the bad.

>These are cheap and getting cheaper every day.

"cheap is not the same as free".

It's not cheap if you have to sustain a slashdotting or redditing on SSL.

>The higher the RTT, the bigger the win for SPDY.  So this claim is just

Really ?

You found a way to negotiate TLS without any RTT cost ?

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