Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] CONNECTION_CLOSE for unpadded Initial (#3269)

Marten Seemann <> Wed, 20 November 2019 03:05 UTC

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> The draft requires that if an Initial packet is not padded, the server sends a CONNECTION_CLOSE.

Why would a server want to send a CONNECTION_CLOSE in the first place? I think dropping the packet is a perfectly valid thing to do, and in fact is preferable at such an early state in the connection.

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