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Re: TLS WG discussion of ALPN

From: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2013 09:59:37 -0800
Message-ID: <CABcZeBO3gSDaPd0DgO5yyrxfosM50Efi9BNdFNSDctL=SKgCDQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 3:34 PM, Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>wrote:

> I wanted to make the http wg aware of a ALPN discussion starting on the
> TLS WG. My colleague Brian Smith, who works on TLS among other things,
> discusses some of the issues there with confidentiality and interop we're
> concerned about with using ALPN for HTTP/2. Mark has made it pretty clear
> that this is best discussed on the TLS side - so I just want to point to it
> from here so it doesn't get missed by any interested parties.
>
> http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/tls/current/msg10405.html
>
> I apologize that due to a scheduling confusion Brian wasn't able to make
> these comments in the HTTPbis-WG session this morning - they certainly
> would have added to the discussion we had there. (otoh it left more time to
> talk about encryption :))
>

Note that we seem to have workarounds for some of the interop problems,
for those who read downthread.

-Ekr
Received on Thursday, 7 November 2013 18:00:48 UTC

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