Re: [TLS] Review of draft-wouters-tls-oob-pubkey-00.txt

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav@gnutls.org> Wed, 03 August 2011 06:12 UTC

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On 08/03/2011 06:01 AM, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Aug 2011, Martin Rex wrote:
> 
>> I find the idea of extending rfc6091 with a new certificate type
>> for raw keys more appealing that a completely new TLS extension.
> The TLS client still needs a way to convey this to the server, so that
> there is a migration path from full CA bundle to public key. That is,
> the client needs to be able to ask for "public key only" certificate type.
> So I believe we would still need a new TLS extension, but not a new TLS
> message type.

And doesn't RFC6091 define the extension?