Re: Encryption simplification

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Mon, 31 October 2016 23:19 UTC

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From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
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> On 31 Oct. 2016, at 5:18 am, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
> 
> --------
> In message <CABkgnnWVB3mnkGn9OmvgmLU7yDww40OQ_0pp_HeNdziqGYA0og@mail.gmail.com>om>, Martin Thoms
> on writes:
> 
> 
>> The main assertion that this assumes is this: content codings should
>> be self-descriptive.
> 
> I think this is the right way to go.  When we discussed this, I had
> to twist my brain silly to come up with examples, and they were all
> clearly strawmen.
> 
> I wish we had a pool of "HTTP design principles" somewhere we could
> add decisions like this to, for future reference.
> 
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