Re: [TLS] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC5246 (4382)

Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> Fri, 29 May 2015 17:30 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC5246 (4382)
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I wouldn't be excited about making this change at this time.

I agree that the spec could be clearer about the syntax.
Also, a cursory look suggests that we never use fixed-size arrays
of fixed-size objects, so maybe we can just remove this example.

-Ekr


On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 10:15 AM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 29 May 2015 at 10:05, Salz, Rich <rsalz@akamai.com> wrote:
> > ASN.1 would be interesting, but I don't believe PER is the right thing
> as we'd end up defining a completely new on-the-wire protocol for TLS 1.3.
> Instead you'd have to define something like TER, the TLS Encoding Rules.
>
> I'm not certain about that.
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