Re: [rtcweb] Apparently TLS is IPR-encumbered

Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> Tue, 26 November 2013 23:44 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Apparently TLS is IPR-encumbered
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On 26 November 2013 15:38, Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> wrote:
> Sorry yes, I meant that even if rtcweb don't like the generic
> BCP stuff that TLS (or UTA) does, for (D)TLS this wg can always
> pick its own preferred ciphersuites.

Definitely.  For instance, I'm currently considering the raising of
the bar for identity to SHA-256.  There's no point in building a new
thing on top of SHA-1.  First, I'll have to check whether that's at
all possible.