Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Forbid Handshake key discarding (#3121)

Martin Thomson <> Tue, 22 October 2019 01:47 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Forbid Handshake key discarding (#3121)
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I would very much like to replace this text with something better.  But we were given an impossible set of requirements.  A strong preference was expressed for not having an explicit mechanism for driving toward a state where both peers can agree to drop keys.  All our efforts to find implicit signals have been shown to fail.  As a result, while we can drive handshakes to a completed state, because we rely on lazy signals to drive them to a confirmed state, we don't get to drop handshake keys.

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