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Re: 9.2.2 Cipher fallback and FF<->Jetty interop problem

From: Simone Bordet <simone.bordet@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2014 12:15:20 +0200
Message-ID: <CAFWmRJ0hT-8ajVXyg2df0zp+MctkPP-TQp3v0-e8Y9w4gV3jLA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

On Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 9:24 AM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4 September 2014 19:12, Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com> wrote:
>> Thus I don't have the information available to exclude h2-14 from the
>> protocol list on the basis of negotiated cipher.
> The server selects both ALPN and cipher suite.
> If ALPN is picked first of those two in the OpenJDK implementation,
> that's fine, as long as the cipher suite selection is OK.
> A client offering "h2" should be including valid choices, so the only
> problem is tweaking the suite selection process somehow.

Can you remind why this is necessary at all ?
Section 9.2.2 says what, but not why, and I think it would be useful
to have some text that explains.

Thanks !

Simone Bordet
Finally, no matter how good the architecture and design are,
to deliver bug-free software with optimal performance and reliability,
the implementation technique must be flawless.   Victoria Livschitz
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