Re: [TLS] TLS 1.3 -> TLS 2.0?

Dave Garrett <davemgarrett@gmail.com> Thu, 01 September 2016 15:31 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] TLS 1.3 -> TLS 2.0?
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On Thursday, September 01, 2016 02:05:25 am Judson Wilson wrote:
> > I like TLS/2 aesthetically, and represents a similar level of
> > progress/reset that HTTP saw when it jumped from 1.1 to /2.
> 
> What is the slash in the name all about? Is it simply playing off the HTTP
> start line specification? Does it have any relevance to TLS?

Did this slash form start with HTTP/2, or was there some other progenitor? Why did they go with that, anyway? I just find it to be a weird choice. If we actually have a consensus that it'd be better to go with TLS/2 than TLS 2.0, officially, I'd only be ok with it if someone can actually explain why. :|


Dave