Re: [TLS] PR#1091: Changes to provide middlebox robustness

Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> Tue, 07 November 2017 22:02 UTC

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From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2017 09:02:36 +1100
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Subject: Re: [TLS] PR#1091: Changes to provide middlebox robustness
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On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 7:23 AM, Salz, Rich <rsalz@akamai.com>; wrote:
> “We can remove it when middleboxes aren’t a problem.”  Talk about aspirational (

Given that we're almost there, and that only really browsers are
asking for these hacks, and that even some of those were almost ready
to ship without these hacks, I don't think that this is entirely
unrealistic as an aspiration.