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Re: What VERSION number is used for TLS?

From: Tom Weinstein <tomw@netscape.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 1996 10:50:55 -0800
Message-ID: <32AF028F.1CFB@netscape.com>
To: Ned Smith <nsmith@ibeam.jf.intel.com>
CC: Rodney Thayer <rodney@sabletech.com>, ietf-tls@w3.org
Ned Smith wrote:
> The move to HMAC does change the bits on the wire (at least that was
> my interpretation of <draft-ietf-tls-ssl-mods-00.txt>).

Moving to HMAC does indeed involve a change in the bits on the wire.
The current MAC construction is based on an early version of HMAC and
does not match the current HMAC.  Changing the MAC algorithm will change
the value of the MAC generated.

You should only break rules of style if you can    | Tom Weinstein
coherently explain what you gain by so doing.      | tomw@netscape.com
Received on Wednesday, 11 December 1996 13:50:20 UTC

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