[TLS] TLS 1.2 Long-term Support Profile vs HTTP/2.0

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav@redhat.com> Fri, 01 April 2016 07:54 UTC

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From: Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav@redhat.com>
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Subject: [TLS] TLS 1.2 Long-term Support Profile vs HTTP/2.0
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On Wed, 2016-03-16 at 12:36 +0000, Peter Gutmann wrote:
> After a number of, uh, gentle reminders from people who have been
> waiting for
> this, I've finally got around to posting the TLS-LTS draft I
> mentioned a while
> back.  It's now available as:
> 
> > http://www.ietf.org/id/draft-gutmann-tls-lts-00.txt

I liked the idea of an LTS profile for TLS 1.2, however I just realized
that RFC7540 [0] blacklists (with no rationale) 3 out of the 4 LTS
ciphersuites and I'm wondering how practically useful will be that
profile.

regards,
Nikos

[0]. https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7540#appendix-A