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Re: Report on preliminary decision on TLS 1.3 and client auth

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2015 07:11:20 +0000
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com>, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <12331.1443251480@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <20150926063738.GC26560@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:

>Between reverse-proxies and servers, or between servers, client certs
>are much more common and perfectly fit the purpose : guarantee to each
>side that they're talking with whom they believe they're talking.

Which only works by defining "session" to be "connection".

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