Re: [TLS] I-D Action:draft-ietf-tls-dtls-heartbeat-01.txt

Florian Weimer <fweimer@bfk.de> Thu, 10 February 2011 15:02 UTC

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* Martin Rex:

> This single statement does not differentiate between compliant behaviour
> for the sender and compliant behaviour for the receiver.
> If it is necessary for the _receiver_ to handle duplicates gracefully
> then this _must_ be spelled out seperately.
>
> As it is, the wording of the spec implies that the receiver of duplicated
> HeartbeatRequest messages needs to abort the connection with a
> fatal error in order to comply with the specification.

Thanks.  This is my concern as well.

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