Re: [TLS] I-D Action: draft-ietf-tls-prohibiting-rc4-01.txt

"Salz, Rich" <rsalz@akamai.com> Thu, 02 October 2014 01:33 UTC

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From: "Salz, Rich" <rsalz@akamai.com>
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> PS: I still object to the MUST fail requirement to the server.
>     It is not just plain silly it is also incompatible with
>     rfc2119 section 6.  In many situations, the risk in accepting
>     a TLS session with RC4 as a last resort for interop will be
>     quite managable and pretty close to negligible.

Agree.

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