Re: [TLS] [ECH] Reverting the config ID change

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Wed, 17 February 2021 00:45 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] [ECH] Reverting the config ID change
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On 17/02/2021 00:34, Eric Rescorla wrote:
> How is it any harder to manage a multi-octet server-chosen value than a
> single-octet server-chosen value?

Easier for the library on the server side. If it's >1 octet
then someone will want some semantics. If ==1 then they'll
have to accept none and possible collisions so it can be
handled independently inside the library.

But as I said, I prefer zero which is even easier:-)

S.


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