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Re: SSL / Plain data on same port...

From: Rodney Thayer <rodney@sabletech.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Feb 1997 16:36:58 -0500
Message-Id: <3.0.16.19970206162639.480f21fe@pop3.pn.com>
To: dave madden <dhm@paradigm.webvision.com>
Cc: ietf-tls@w3.org
If we require touching another protocol layer we'll have another layer of
debate.

At 01:03 PM 2/6/97 -0800, you wrote:
>I wonder if anybody's considered using a TCP header flag to indicate
>whether the connection desires/requires security.  That would allow
>one to run both SSL and plain protocols on the same port, without
>ambiguity between plain data and the beginning of an SSL handshake.
>
>d.
>
>
>

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