Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Close in response to invalid CONNECTION_CLOSE (#3230)

Marten Seemann <> Tue, 12 November 2019 05:49 UTC

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marten-seemann commented on this pull request.

> @@ -2397,12 +2397,13 @@ transmission of CONNECTION_CLOSE frames to validated addresses or drop packets
 without response if the response would be more than three times larger than the
 received packet.
-After receiving a CONNECTION_CLOSE frame, endpoints enter the draining state.
-An endpoint that receives a CONNECTION_CLOSE frame MAY send a single packet
-containing a CONNECTION_CLOSE frame before entering the draining state, using a
-CONNECTION_CLOSE frame and a NO_ERROR code if appropriate.  An endpoint MUST NOT
-send further packets, which could result in a constant exchange of
-CONNECTION_CLOSE frames until the closing period on either peer ended.
+After receiving a CONNECTION_CLOSE frame, or an invalid packet that appears to
+contain a CONNECTION_CLOSE frame, endpoints enter the draining state.  An

Looks like Github swallowed my previous comment on this line:
How would you even parse an invalid packet? What does it mean to "appear to contain" a frame?

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