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Re: Working Group Last Call for draft-ietf-httpbis-tunnel-protocol

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:44:30 +0200
To: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20150329064430.GA6234@1wt.eu>
On Sun, Mar 29, 2015 at 01:27:32PM +1300, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> On 29/03/2015 8:13 a.m., Martin Thomson wrote:
> > On Mar 27, 2015 10:06 PM, "Amos Jeffries" <squid3@treenet.co.nz> wrote:
> >> Though the header is of less interest for Squid in its current form than
> >> I had thought earlier.
> > 
> > Maybe you can help us help you :) What specific property are you looking to
> > have exposed here?
> > 
> 
> A quick way to identify whether the inner protocol is TLS wrapped or
> not, without having to register all the sub-protocols inside the TLS or
> to sniff the TLS handshake.

Here at least the presence of the ALPN header will indicate TLS is present.
However we won't have any indication about non-TLS protocols as it seems
we both expected. But we could write a second proposal for this as well.

Willy
Received on Sunday, 29 March 2015 06:45:07 UTC

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