Re: [TLS] Accepting that other SNI name types will never work.

Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> Fri, 04 March 2016 08:42 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] Accepting that other SNI name types will never work.
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On 4 March 2016 at 18:10, Fossati, Thomas (Nokia - GB)
<thomas.fossati@nokia.com> wrote:
> In CoRE we might need to allocate a new SNI NameType for non-DNS host
> names [1].
>
> Removing SNI extensibility would make it unfeasible.

Not at all.  Define a new extension.  We have evidence that that works.