Re: [TLS] Fwd: [Technical Errata Reported] RFC2246 (3481)

Sean Turner <turners@ieca.com> Mon, 12 August 2013 21:27 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] Fwd: [Technical Errata Reported] RFC2246 (3481)
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On 8/12/13 5:19 PM, Bodo Moeller wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 4:49 PM, Sean Turner <turners@ieca.com
> <mailto:turners@ieca.com>> wrote:
>
>     Yes I know this is an errata against TLS 1.0, but should it be adopted?
>
>
> Unless there are significant philosophical objects against adopting
> errata for RFCs that have already been superseded, this should be
> adopted. (There's an interoperable base of TLS 1.0 implementations that
> behave as described.)

Until we move an RFC historic or outright say don't use this one it's 
horribly broken, I think we have to keep dealing with errata.

spt