[TLS] ALPN - specifying client preference

Ashok Kumar <ashokkumar.j@gmail.com> Tue, 09 April 2013 06:41 UTC

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Subject: [TLS] ALPN - specifying client preference
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With NPN, client could choose the protocol that it has better support for.

With ALPN, do we intend to add some mechanism where the client can specify
its preference? I believe the order in which the protocols are sent give
some preference, but is anyone interested in having options to say that
client prefers all protocols equally?

Regards,
Ashok

P.S.: I'm new to TLS list and apologize if the query is not relevant. I was
thinking more in lines of HTTP headers having qvalues.