Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] token-based greasing / initial packet protection (#3166)

Mike Bishop <> Tue, 05 November 2019 15:32 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] token-based greasing / initial packet protection (#3166)
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MikeBishop commented on this pull request.

> +issued and / or how they can be recovered from the tokens. Certain server
+deployments might have difficulty in meeting such a requirement.
+A server (or a set of servers) that cannot satisfy this requirement can stick to
+using the default values by consistently advertising the default version number,
+default initial salt, and a packet type modifier of zero in the NEW_TOKEN frames
+it sends.
+The rest of this section applies to the servers that advertise non-default
+values as their seeds.
+## Server Behavior
+Typically, a server that advertises the alternative seeds would act in the
+following steps:

Your "MUST use aliased versions" text seems to override the "MAY use default values" text in the preceding line.  I don't think you mean it to, but it could be read that way.

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