Transport Layer Security Protocol Compression Methods
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, tls mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, tls chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Transport Layer Security Protocol Compression Methods' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Transport Layer Security Protocol Compression Methods ' <draft-ietf-tls-compression-08.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Transport Layer Security Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Steve Bellovin and Tim Polk. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-tls-compression-08.txt
Technical Summary TLS (and SSL before it) have long had a hook for a compression method, but none was ever defined. This defines one such method, and sets out the mechanisms for defining others. Working Group Summary There were no major issues raised in the working group. Protocol Quality This document was reviewed for the IESG by Steve Bellovin.