Re: [TLS] WGLC for draft-ietf-tls-ticketrequests

Viktor Dukhovni <ietf-dane@dukhovni.org> Sat, 16 November 2019 21:06 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] WGLC for draft-ietf-tls-ticketrequests
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On Sat, Nov 16, 2019 at 04:38:17PM +0000, Jeremy Harris wrote:

> > Do you have an alternative suggestion?
> 
> The obvious encoding to me would be to reserve the all-bits-set value
> to mean "client wants no tickets", all-bits-clear to mean "client
> prefers to reuse tickets", anything else meaning "please serve up
> to this many fresh tickets".

That also works, effectively treat 0xff as "-1", but all other
values as non-negative, with 0 a request for re-use.  An isomorphic
encoding, but without the "-1".

-- 
    Viktor.