Modifications to the SSL protocol for TLS

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (tls WG)
Author Tim Dierks 
Last updated 1996-11-27
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document recommends for several modifications be made to the SSL 3.0 protocol as it is standardized by the IETF under the name of TLS. These changes primarily standardize various technical details of the protocol and make some other minor modifications.


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