Re: [TLS] Confirming consensus: TLS1.3->TLS*

Julien ÉLIE <julien@trigofacile.com> Fri, 18 November 2016 21:53 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] Confirming consensus: TLS1.3->TLS*
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Hi all,

> The consensus in the room was to leave it as is, i.e., TLS1.3, and
> tonot rebrand it to TLS 2.0, TLS 2, or TLS 4. We need to confirm this
> decision on the list so please let the list know your top choice between:
>
> - Leave it TLS 1.3
> - Rebrand TLS 2.0
> - Rebrand TLS 2
> - Rebrand TLS 4

Is there a reason why TLS 4.0 was not proposed?

I would indeed vote for TLS 4.0 (I believe minor versions are useful to 
keep; bumping the major version should occur only when there are 
disruptive changes).
TLS 4.0 gives people a stronger signal that it is a "must-have" 
(compared to 1.3), and prevent people from being confused by SSL 2 and 3.


P.-S.:  I would also suggest to use the TLS 1.3 name for "TLS 1.2 LTS".

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Julien ÉLIE

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