Re: [dns-privacy] draft-ietf-dprive-dtls-and-tls-profiles: strict privacy

"Paul Hoffman" <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Fri, 28 October 2016 15:40 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dns-privacy] draft-ietf-dprive-dtls-and-tls-profiles: strict privacy
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On 28 Oct 2016, at 8:27, Bob Harold wrote:

> In Section 5 on Opportunistic Privacy, I am not sure "MAY" is correct. 
>  If
> the user chooses Opportunistic, I would think the server MUST try to 
> be
> secure, in whatever ways are possible, but MAY fall back to less 
> secure,
> only if those fail.

In TLS, it's not the server that tries to be secure, it's the client. 
The server offers a bunch of stuff, but only once. The client picks, but 
only once.

--Paul Hoffman