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

Michael Tüxen <Michael.Tuexen@lurchi.franken.de> Thu, 10 February 2011 15:57 UTC

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On Feb 10, 2011, at 3:35 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:

> * 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.
Ahh, I see what you mean. But the procedures for the receiver are
clearly specified.

Best regards
Michael
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