[tcpm] draft-anumita-tcpm-stronger-checksum (was: Re: draft-eggert-tcpm-historicize-00)

Lars Eggert <lars.eggert@nokia.com> Wed, 09 June 2010 18:30 UTC

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Subject: [tcpm] draft-anumita-tcpm-stronger-checksum (was: Re: draft-eggert-tcpm-historicize-00)
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On 2010-6-9, at 21:07, Anantha Ramaiah (ananth) wrote:
> FWIW, there is a recent proposal which talks about enhancing TCP
> checksums as well :-
> http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-anumita-tcpm-stronger-checksum/
> The above proposal tries to leverage on the TCP alternate checksum
> option.

I've skimmed through this draft when it first came out. I may be missing something, but why isn't TLS the right solution here? Sure, it may be overkill, but it's readily available.