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Re: http+aes

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2012 21:41:59 +0000
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Yngve Nysaeter Pettersen <yngve@opera.com>, URI <uri@w3.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <59056.1330983719@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <20120305200850.GI30594@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:
>On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 06:09:35PM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

>Example :
>    Content-Encoding: aes-ctr-128; keyid=0x34751806
>    Cache-control: no-transform
>
>This has the benefit of working out-of-the-box without affecting existing
>intermediary components.

That doesn't really improve the crypto scheme or key-handling in
any meaningful way.

It does make it slightly less hackish as HTTP considered.

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