Re: [TLS] PR#28: Converting cTLS to QUIC-style varints

"Salz, Rich" <rsalz@akamai.com> Tue, 06 October 2020 16:24 UTC

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From: "Salz, Rich" <rsalz@akamai.com>
To: Michael D'Errico <mike-list@pobox.com>, "tls@ietf.org" <tls@ietf.org>
Thread-Topic: [TLS] PR#28: Converting cTLS to QUIC-style varints
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Subject: Re: [TLS] PR#28: Converting cTLS to QUIC-style varints
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>    But if the spec says MUST be minimum length,
    I would feel compelled to check every one.

"Be liberal in what you accept" no?

>    Please don't require minimum length unless
    security would be weaker without it.

If the fields are used in digests/hashing/signatures, then it matters.  (The DER/BER comment upthread)