Re: [TLS] PR#625: Change alert requirements

Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> Wed, 07 September 2016 18:21 UTC

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From: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2016 11:20:29 -0700
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Subject: Re: [TLS] PR#625: Change alert requirements
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On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 11:19 AM, Andrei Popov <Andrei.Popov@microsoft.com>;
wrote:

> > > the only popular stack I found that does not seem to send alerts is
> > > the schannel from Microsoft
>
> To clarify, schannel does generate alerts per RFC, but the HTTP stack
> (which actually owns the socket) sees no value in sending them.
>

My impression is that this sometimes applies to Chrome as well.

-Ekr


> Cheers,
>
> Andrei
>