Re: [TLS] I-D Action:draft-ietf-tls-dtls-heartbeat-01.txt

Florian Weimer <fweimer@bfk.de> Thu, 27 January 2011 12:57 UTC

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> This document describes the Heartbeat Extension for the Transport
> Layer Security (TLS) and Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS)
> protocol.

I think this paragraph

| There MUST NOT be more than one HeartbeatRequest message in flight
| at a time.

should be changed to:

| Retransmissions MUST use the same payload as the original
| HeartbeatRequest message.

The original requirement seems to be pretty much unimplementable
because of transport layer characteristics.

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