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Re: Discussion of 9.2.2

From: Roland Zink <roland@zinks.de>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:50:32 +0200
Message-ID: <542447D8.8040605@zinks.de>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 25.09.2014 18:36, Eric Rescorla wrote:
> TLS divides cipher suites into three categories:
>
> - block
> - stream
> - AEAD
>
> So, AEAD isn't an exception, it's a third category. One might imagine 
> adding
> a fourth category, but that wouldn't fall afoul of 9.2.2 because 9.2.2 
> prohibits
> block and stream, but doesn't say *only* AEAD.
>
>
Assuming somebody invents a fourth category and adds it to TLS then 
servers and clients might out of sync if it is allowed for h2 and 
negotiation may fail.
Received on Thursday, 25 September 2014 16:50:56 UTC

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